Burkina Faso is planning a major road upgrade programme. The Burkina Faso Government has set a budget of US$309 million to improve several key road sections. A portion of the funding being supplied by Japan. Funding is also being supplied by the West African Development Bank and through the Burkina Special Road Fund (FSR-B).
The country’s capital, Ouagadougou, will be amongst the cities to benefit from new and improved roads. Ouagadougou’s Tansoba Boulevard south-eastern ring road will benefit from a $45 million improvement programme. A budget of $36 million has been set for paving and improving the 129km road connecting Fada N'Gourma with Bogandé.