Burkina: Project funding, audience and the fight against climate change on the daily menu

The Burkinabè daily newspapers of this Tuesday echo the audience granted to the President of the Cameroonian Football Federation (FECAFOOT) by the Head of State, the financing granted by the World Bank, without forgetting the fight against climate change.

The public daily Sidwaya mentions on its front page: “Sustainable management of communal landscapes: 8 regions identified for the implementation of the project”

The newspaper indicates that the Ministry of Environment, Water and Sanitation has officially launched the activities of the Sustainable Management Project of Communal Landscapes for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Deforestation and forest degradation (PGPS /REDD).

Sidwaya informs that the project concerns the Boucle du Mouhoun, the Cascades, the East, the Center-East, the Center-West, the Center-South, the Hauts-Bassins and the South-West.

The public daily Sidwaya adds that according to the resident representative of the World Bank in Burkina Faso, Maimouna Mbow Fam, the project is financed at 75 billion FCFA.

On this same subject, the dean of the private dailies, L'Observateur Paalga, informs that the project for the sustainable management of municipal landscapes for REDD+ (PGPC/REDD) will be carried out in 96 municipalities in the 8 regions.

The newspaper reports that the project will create opportunities for economic and social development while preserving the national heritage and will make it possible to invest in the conservation of our forests and wooded areas, in the protection of biodiversity and in the fight against the harmful effects of climate change.

From another angle, the private daily newspaper Le Pays reads: “Financing of development projects: the World Bank provides the government with 276 billion FCFA”.

The newspaper informs that the minister in charge of the economy Aboubacar Nacanabo and the resident representative of the World Bank in Burkina Faso, Maimouna Mbow Fam, proceeded to the signing of three loan agreements for a total amount of 176 billion FCFA for the financing of three projects.

The Country indicates that the 1 st project relates to the financing of the Support Project for Entrepreneurship, Skills Development and Technological Adoption (ECOTEC).

The 2 nd agreement relates to the Livestock Resilience and Competitiveness Project (PRCEL) in Burkina.

The third agreement concerns the Program for Resilience, Local Governance and Basic Services (PREGOLS).

The newspapers Le Quotidien and Sidwaya chorus: "Promotion of Football: the Head of State discusses with the President of FECAFOOT".

Sidwaya reports that the President of the Transition, Head of State Captain Ibrahim Traoré, granted, Monday, May 29, 2023 in Ouagadougou, an audience with the President of the Cameroonian Football Federation (FECAFOOT), Samuel Eto'o.

The newspaper adds that the president of FECAFOOT Samuel Eto'o, present in Ouagadougou within the framework of the final of the Faso Cup, exchanged with the Head of State around the promotion of football.

For its part, Le Pays reports that Samuel Eto'o has congratulated Burkina Faso on qualifying for the final phase of the African Cup of Nations (CAN) Côte d'Ivoire 2023.

The newspaper takes up the words of the president of FECAFOOT who declares this: "I was pleasantly surprised to see that his excellence the president of the transition follows football closely, especially since he has a very tight agenda" .

Source: Burkina Information Agency