Overview of Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso is a poor landlocked country and it is among the 15 landlocked countries in the continent. This country previously called Republic of Upper Volta is located in the western region of Africa.
Burkina Faso is fairly large with a population of a little over 20 million residents as at 2019. It has boundaries with countries like Togo, Ghana, Mail, Niger, Ivory Coast and Benin. Doing business, Burkina Faso ranked 51 on the ease of doing business out of 180 counties. It was ranked 128 in the world in terms of GDP (in USD), and least developed country It was also ranked 129 in most complexity index. The country is governed as a semi-presidential republic with executive, legislative and judicial powers.