After ratifying the Convention on
Biological Diversity Burkina Faso became Party to the Convention in
As Party to the Convention, Burkina Faso has several
obligations towards the Convention:
- It has to pay a yearly contribution towards the functioning of
the Secretary of the Convention;
- It has to produce on a regular basis national reports, thematic
reports, a national biodiversity strategy and action plan and
other documents and reports.
- It should adapt it's legislation to ensure an adequate legal
base for the conservation and utilisation of the biodiversity.
- It should ensure that all stakeholders are involved in the
This part of the CHM of Burkina Faso will give an overview of
the organisation on national level to prepare the necessary
legislation, the legislation that touches different aspects of
biodiversity conservation and the national documents that give
information on the efforts by Burkina Faso to conserve and protect
it's biodiversity. On a later date information on biodiversity
conservation projects will also be added in this section.
Legislation and policies: