Law no. 008-2014/AN (concerning framework law on sustainable development)
Decree no 2014-343/PRES promulgates the law n ° 008-2014 / AN of the 08 April 2014 bearing law of orientation on the sustainable development in Burkina Faso. The law's purpose is to set the general rules for guiding the implementation of sustainable development in Burkina Faso. The law enounces core principles of sustainable development to follow, and determines the rules upon which actions by public and private actors have to respect. Sustainable development is understood here as a development model that focuses on economic efficiency, environmental sustainability, and social equity that can meet the needs of present generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.