Burkina Faso - Country Commercial Guide
Agricultural Sectors
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As a Sahelian country, agricultural production is not always sufficient to feed the entire population.  As a result, Burkina Faso imports an important quantity of cereals each year, mostly rice, wheat, and corn.  Importation of rice and wheat are potential areas for investment. 

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Burkina Faso is one of the largest cotton producers in Africa. Cotton is the second source of income for the country (after gold).  Opportunities reside in the fertilizer, pesticide, and seed improvement domains.  Moreover, the country has expressed interest in transformation of raw cotton to textile products.