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Bobo-Dioulasso

a city in W Burkina-Faso. Pop.: 396 000 (2005 est.)

Bobo-Dioulasso

 

a city in Upper Volta. Population, 68,000 (1967). There is a railroad station, a highway junction, and an international airport. Bobo-Dioulasso is the economic center of the country. There is production of vegetable oils, soap, and beer; cotton ginning; rice milling; and sisal processing. Other industry includes match and cigarette factories, a sawmill, and cottage production of rugs. Large deposits of quartzite clays are located nearby.

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In Burkina Faso, the Semaine Nationale de la Culture (SNC, National Cultural Week) takes place every two years in Bobo Dioulasso, the second most important city in the country.
These different selections result in the final phase: the huge cultural event held in Bobo Dioulasso for one week.
Experts discussed similar themes in Bobo Dioulasso in 1997 and October 2004.
FAR were present at the parade, held on the grand boulevard of Bobo Dioulasso, alongside militaries from four other countries: Senegal, Ghana, Niger and Togo.
My thanks to Bakary Koumon, an officer of SNC's Permanent Secretariat in Bobo Dioulasso, for this anonymous paper, "Fine Art Exhibition".
Cannabis cultivation has been reported across Burkina Faso, but is more prevalent along the southern borders, the outskirts of Ouagadougou, near Bobo Dioulasso, and close to Boromo.
In March the Gendarmerie seized nearly 800 kilograms of hemp and cannabis, and another 1,055 kilograms in July, both near the economic capital of Bobo Dioulasso.
tuberculosis complex clinical isolates in 2001 from 79 tuberculosis patients living in Ouagadougou and 41 living in Bobo Dioulasso, the 2 largest cities in the country (2).
Dr Gomgnimbou is a public health scientist of the Centre Muraz in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, and is following a doctoral program of the Ecole Doctorale Genes Genomes Cellules of the University Paris-Sud 11 working in the Infection Genetics Emerging Pathogens Evolution Team at the Institute of Genetics and Microbiology in Orsay, France.
We're now halfway through the construction of our 'Pleasure Hospital' in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, where we will enable local women and women of West Africa to have the procedure for free.
El Yazghi was received by President Compaore in Bobo Dioulasso (400 km from Ouagadougou), after the luncheon offered in honor of the personalities invited to the ceremonies marking the fiftieth anniversary of the independence of Burkina Faso.