Promoting eco-tourism in Burkina Faso
SEED Starter Team Biodiversity Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Nong-Weogo, meaning "Loving Nature" is a green tourism enterprise and promoter of nature and culture in Burkina Faso. Tourists can choose to focus on different topics: nature, therapeutic and medicinal virtues of plants, local arts or a stay with local communities.

Other important aspects are the training of tourist guides, reforestation campaigns, sanctuaries of tourist parks and places, and promoting the protection of the environment to support a green Burkina. Currently they are in the process of analysing and implementing guidelines that will improve customer satisfaction.

Eco-Inclusive Impacts

Promoting reforestation and strengthening eco-tourism locally.
  • Reducing litter through the promotion of recycled products and wide-spread availability of waste-bins. 
  • Creating CO2 savings and reducing air pollution through reforestation and creation of green villages. 
  • Improving local sanitary conditions by reducing waste.
  • Promoting low-carbon eco-tourism.
  • Creating health benefits by popularizing therapeutic and medicinal plants.
  • Creating employment for women by showcasing local handicrafts products by women artisans
  • Supporting local artisans by promoting cultural exchange and trade between eco-tourists and locals.


This enterprise is supported through its partnerships with various stakeholders, ranging from national and international organisations, investors, research institutes, suppliers, governmental bodies, NGOs, other social and environmental enterprises and more.

Burkina Faso's Ministry of Culture & Tourism supports Nong-Weogo's efforts to promote eco-tourism locally. 

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