Law no. 006-2013 (on the Code for the Environment)
The Code for the Environment sets the basic rules that govern the environment in Burkina Faso. Title II of the law focuses on climate change, the maintenance of ecological balances and improving the living environment. Article 17 stipulates that the government must take action on the adverse effects of climate change. Article 24 states that the government must take the necessary measures to adapt the occupation of the national territory to the requirements of climate change, the maintenance of ecological balances and the improvement of the living environment.