Bobo-Dioulasso


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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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Author affiliations: Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Sante, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso (Z.
It will also take part in the installation of solar street lamps in Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso and the Dorsal electrification project that will connect Ghana, Burkina Faso and Mali.
In the presence of the orphans' sponsors and officials and heads of charitable organisations operating in Burkina Faso, the Social Welfare Department organised a ceremony to honour outstanding orphaned students for 2016 in Bobo-Dioulasso city.
The Burkina Faso Youth Employment and Skills Development project will directly benefit over 46,000 young people, some of whom now live in the two main cities of Ouagadougou and Bobo-Dioulasso, where the unemployment rate is currently very high at 20 percent, as well as in other regional capitals.
In September, police intercepted more than 100 kilograms of cannabis in Hounde, not from from Bobo-Dioulasso.
Network expansions for early 2012 are currently in the planning stages for additional cities in Burkina Faso, including Bobo-Dioulasso and Koudougou.
The Polytechnical University in Bobo-Dioulasso was opened in 1995.
Abstract: This paper is about how female circumcision/female genital mutilation (FC/FGM) was viewed by women and men aged 18-89 in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, now that it has been against the law for almost 15 years.
Child trafficking victims who remain inside Burkina Faso are usually found in large cities such as Ouagadougou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Nouna, and Hounde.
During this period important decisions relating to the cultural biennial were taken: the SNC was settled in Bobo-Dioulasso, henceforth the only town to accommodate the event; it is administered by a permanent secretariat based in that city.
Ouagadougou, the capital, has a mixed Muslim and Christian population; however, Bobo-Dioulasso, the country's second largest city, is mostly Muslim.
At one march in Bobo-Dioulasso, the main commercial city, union leader Bakary Millogo decried the workers' "rampant pauperization" as opposed to the "scandalous and ostentatious" lifestyles of high government officials.