Burkino Faso
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso scores 4.2/10 and is on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.

Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country

of public agriculture expenditure as a share of total public expenditure.
of rural women have access to productive assets in agriculture (empowered).
prevalence of wasting among children under 5 years old.
38 out of 100
as trade facilitation Index (TFI).
for inclusive institutionalized mechanisms for mutual accountability and peer review.

Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention

of total agricultural research spending as a share of agriculture GDP.
increase of agricultural value added per arable land.
of agriculture land under sustainable land management practices.
increase of the value of intra-Africa trade of agricultural commodities and services.
response to spending needs on resilience building initiatives, from the government budget.
  • Burkina Faso should increase the area under sustainable land management practice to strengthen resilience to climate related risks.
  • The country should increase and sustain its funding allocation to agricultural research and development as one of the strategies to enhance productivity, and allocate budget to fully response to spending needs on social protection for vulnerable social groups.
  • The country should put in place policies that would facilitate and promote intra-regional African trade in agricultural commodities and services.


Overall country score: 3.94

2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration

Malabo Commitments Areas (T) Commitments Categories (C)
No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress
1Re-committing to CAADP Process5.633.33On Track
1Completing National CAADP Process4.293.33On Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance6.493.33On Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support6.113.33On Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture3.926.67Not on Track
1Enhancing access to finance0.373.33Not on Track
2Public Expenditure in Agriculture7.4610.00Not on Track
3Ending Hunger by 20252.273.71Not on Track
1Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies5.575.53On Track
2Doubling agricultural Productivity0.001.00Not on Track
3Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss0.001.00Not on Track
4Strengthening Social Protection3.4010.00Not on Track
5Improving Food security and Nutrition2.401.00On Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 20253.162.06On Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction2.653.25Not on Track
2Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains0.001.00Not on Track
3Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains0.001.00Not on Track
4Women participation in Agri-business10.003.00On Track
5Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities3.511On Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.111.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions6.901.00On Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability5.236Not on Track
1Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks3.782.00On Track
2Investment in resilience building6.6710.00Not on Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results5.554.78On Track
1Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E0.001.00Not on Track
2Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability6.943.33On Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process9.7010.00Not on Track