The policy environment and performance of the rice market in Burkina Faso raised domestic rice prices between 2005 and 2010, resulting in price incentives for producers

Between 2005 and 2010, rice producers in Burkina Faso received higher prices than equivalent world prices, indicating that they faced price incentives. This trend is consistent with national policy objectives, which aim to boost rice production. However, price incentives were primarily due to a duopoly in the country’s export market, which led to higher domestic prices and a disconnect between domestic and international markets.

Type Policy Briefs
20 Sep 2013
Burkina Faso