Burkina Faso: New Energy Infrastructure Will Boost Economic and Social Development

Burkina Faso: New Energy Infrastructure Will Boost Economic and Social Development - By 2011, the small land-locked African country of Burkina Faso will begin to benefit from the results of a new and improved energy infrastructure, expected to dramatically improve the lives of its residents. One of the world's least developed countries, Burkina Faso recently received a $38 million loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to improve access to electricity for nearly 800,000 people. [AA Urbanisation]