Sino-Burkinabè Cooperation: Young people support the twinning of the province of Shandong with the town of Ouahigouya
On November 17, 2023, the Club des Jeunes pour la Promotion de la Coopération Sino-Burkinabè (CIPC-BF) announced the 4th edition of the Festival de la Coopération Sino-Burkinabè (FESCO-SB), scheduled for November 23, 24 and 25, 2023. The Club also took the opportunity to report on its participation in the second meeting of leaders of China-Africa friendship organizations, held from November 6 to 10, 2023, in the People's Republic of China.
The year 2023 marks the fourth edition of the Festival de la Coopération Sino-Burkinabè (FESCO-SB), to be held under the main theme "solidarity and social entrepreneurship in a context of economic crisis, what contributions from local players?", from November 23 to 25, 2023 in Ouagadougou.
The exchanges will enable the Chinese side to share its experience in the field of community entrepreneurship with local Burkinabè players. " Through this event, our project will enable local players and young Burkinabè to gain a better understanding and, above all, to develop the knowledge and skills they need to engage in solidarity and social entrepreneurship, or even community entrepreneurship, and thus contribute to the development of their communities.Abdoul Razahagou Dene, national general coordinator of the Club des Jeunes pour la Promotion de la Coopération Sino-Burkinabè (CIPC-BF) , explained.
The 72 hours of activities will include exhibition fairs, an agricultural entrepreneurship day with training in soilless agriculture and in personal development and citizenship, an exhibition of the "Club des Jeunes pour Promotion de Coopération Sino-Burkinabè" (CIPC-BF).velopment and citizenship, a day of culture and local food tasting, a public conference on the theme of publishing, etc.
The press briefing provided an opportunity for CIPC-BF to report on its participation in the second meeting of leaders of China-Africa friendship organizations, held from November 6 to 10, 2023, in the People's Republic of China, in the Shandong region. At this summit, the Club des Jeunes pour la Promotion de la Coopération Sino-Burkinabè (CIPC-BF) called for the twinning of the province of Shandong with the city of Ouahigouya.
" This proposal is based on the enormous potential of these two provinces. Twinning them will enable each region to boost its sectors of activity and contribute to their development ", explains Abdoul Razahagou Dene.
Five (05) years after the resumption of China-Burkina cooperation, the Club notes that progress has been made. This is because " we can see that major projects have begun. As young people who have been involved from the outset, we feel that we're on the right track, and we need to work to ensure that the authorities can continue this momentum, but at the same time take into account the opinions of young people in the context of this cooperation ", says the Club's president.