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BURKINA FASO: US$90m grant to help cotton exports 28 Jun 2012

Burkina Faso's cotton sector is to be one of the main beneficiaries of a US$90m grant from The World Bank's International Development Association (IDA), which is intended to help boost exports.

BURKINA FASO: Limited Brands, Fairtrade challenge child labour claims 18 Jan 2012

US retailer Limited Brands and certification body Fairtrade International have challenged a series of allegations that claim child labour is used on farms in Burkina Faso that grow Fairtrade organic cotton used in Victoria's Secret garments.