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Business in Banfora (Cascades, Burkina Faso)

Foreign Trade and Business in Banfora, capital of the Burkinabe Cascades region

Banfora (South-West of Burkina Faso) is the capital of the Cascades region(West Africa)

  1. Population of Banfora: 167,251 inhabitants
  2. Main economic activities in Banfora: sugar cane industry, mangoes drying and mineral water production
  3. Banfora has a significant economic potential thanks to its strategic location, the city is on the cross-border axis SKBO
    1. Sikasso: the second city of Mali by population
    2. Korhogo: the fourth city of Ivory Coast (569 kilometres from Abidjan)
    3. Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso)
    4. Railway: Abidjan (Ivory Coast)- Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)
  4. Distances from Banfora to:
    1. Ouagadougou: 450 kilometres
    2. Bobo-Dioulasso: 85 kilometres (National Road N7)
    3. Ivorian Border: 50 kilometres
  5. Banfora is near the border of Mali
  6. The main ethnicities in Banfora are the Karaboro, the Gouin, the Turka and the Senufo

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Minata Koné: businesswoman of Burkina Faso
The businesswoman Minata Kone. Source: Ecodufaso

  1. Tourist places in Banfora: Karfiguela Waterfalls, Tengrela Lake (hippopotamus), Fabédougou Canyons, Sindou Peaks.
  2. Banfora was created in 1903 (French military post)
  3. Elevation of Banfora: 270 m
  4. Area of Banfora: 934 km²
  5. Burkinabe Province: Comoé (the country of black peasant)
  6. Burkinabe Department: Banfora
  7. Villages: Bodadiougou, Bombora, Diarabakoko, Dionouna, Diongolo, Karfiguéla, Kitobama, Korogora, Lémouroudougou, Marébama, Nékanklou, Niankar, Niarebama, Siniéna, Sitiéna, Tangora, Tengrela, Tiempagora, Tiékouna, Tionouna, Toumousséni, Tiontionmana

Main companies in Banfora:

  1. New Sugar Company of Comoé (sugar cane cultivation and soft sugar production, 3,000 workers), controls the Alcohol Production Company
  2. Society of Fibres and Textiles (SOFITEX group)
  3. Big Mills of Burkina (flour of wheat, flour, corn and food for cattle)
  4. Tecno Pump Society (bandji production, juice extracted from the palmyra)
  5. Cashew Industrial Transformation Society (SOTRIA-B), created by Mrs. Minata Kone
  6. KOUNA Farm (chickens)

Foreign Trade and Business in the Cascades region (Burkina Faso)

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