7 films Found
Under Blaise Compaore's leadership, Burkina Faso's unregulated gold rush has had a devastating effect on mining conditions. This report digs deep into the industry, exposing the corruption beneath Compaore's ruling.
Millions of people - including children as young as fourteen - mine in an unregulated industry for a few golden grams of hope. Marcel toils underground to support his family - b...
In Africa, more than half a million people die from malaria every year. In Burkina Faso, we meet those who are suffering from the disease, as well as the scientists who are urgently trying to eradicate it.
Africa faces an environmental disaster: a mountain of plastic waste is contaminating farmland and poisoning the environment. Now, with a pioneering project, Burkina Faso is leading the way to a cleaner future.
Burkino Faso is one of the world's poorest nations, plagued by drought and disease. Yet its ethnically diverse population is determined to pull together and help themselves to change their situation.
Many African refugees refused entry into Europe are environmental migrants, forced from their once fertile homes by spreading deserts. A Swiss aid agency has launched a new initiative to stem the sands.
Scenic Zaire and Blaise Campoure footage
A report on the landscape of African filmmaking in the 1990s.