Cres Science Bulletin, N°10, integrated management of rural sector resilience to climate risks in Burkina Faso: Theoretical approach

Basically, for the people of Burkina Faso (Sahel region), the threat pose by climate and environmental changes is a loss of developmental achievements and prospects. In managing this threat, special attention should be given to the rural sector. It is a preponderant pillar of the national economy, by the proportion of the employed population and the contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP). About 40% of GDP comes from agriculture, livestock and the exploitation of natural resources, which are economic sectors and resources particularly concerned by climate change.

Cres Science Bulletin, N°10, Integrated management of rural resilience