Burkina Faso
14 086 FCFA

Bobo Dioulasso dry port in Burkina Faso


  • The main aim of the Port Sec de Bobo-Dioulasso is to facilitate the transport of goods and reduce logistics costs for companies and merchants operating in the region. This helps to support Burkina Faso’s regional and international trade by improving the efficiency of freight transport.

of the project

  • BOAD : 8210 M FCFA
  • Local banks : 3786 M FCFA
  • CCI-BF : 2090 M FCFA

The Port Sec de Bobo-Dioulasso is a major logistics infrastructure project located in the city of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso’s second largest city, in the west of the country. The aim of this project is to facilitate trade, transport and logistics in the region, thereby strengthening Burkina Faso’s connectivity with neighboring ports and stimulating the region’s economic development.

Strategic location: Bobo-Dioulasso is located in a strategic geographic position, close to the borders with Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal and Niger. This makes it a key entry and exit point for the flow of goods between Burkina Faso and these neighboring countries.

Infrastructure: Port Sec is equipped with modern infrastructure, including freight terminals, warehouses, storage areas, customs clearance facilities and well-designed access roads. It is designed to facilitate the transshipment, temporary storage and distribution of goods.

Facilitating international trade: Port Sec de Bobo-Dioulasso promotes international trade by shortening transport times for goods in transit. It saves companies time and money by avoiding long road journeys to seaports, making their products more competitive on world markets.

Economic development: The project contributes to the economic development of the Bobo-Dioulasso region by creating jobs, stimulating economic activity in the area and attracting private investment in the logistics sector.

Financing :
Cost of construction, rehabilitation and extension = 14,086 MFCFA :
BOAD: 8,210 MFCFA (58%) ;
Local banks (BOA and Coris Bank): CFAF 3,786 million (27%)
CCI-BF: 2,090 MFCFA (15%).

The Port Sec de Bobo-Dioulasso is an essential element in Burkina Faso’s efforts to improve its logistics infrastructure and strengthen its position as a transport and trade hub in the West African sub-region. It offers significant advantages in terms of economic competitiveness and international trade facilitation for Burkina Faso and its trading partners.

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