Burkina Faso: Water and Sustainable Economic Growth in the Sahel Project

Sub-Saharan Africa — Burkina Faso

Client: Global Affairs Canada, IAMGOLD and One Drop Foundation

CowaterSogema is implementing this project in partnership with Global affairs Canada, the Canadian mining company, IAMGOLD and One Drop Foundation. The $17.4M, four-year project will accelerate sustainable economic growth in Burkina Faso through: improved local livelihoods through support to market gardening activities by local women’s groups, improved access to markets and livestock support activities; increased drinking water availability and sanitation through the installation of a water treatment plant and sanitation & hygiene promotion activities; and reinforced local governance to better support economic development and service delivery in the project region.