Ces webinaires font partie de la Série de Webinaires RECOVR: Apporter des preuves scientifiques aux réponses politiques pour le COVID-19 dans les pays du Sud. Avec nos partenaires, nous organisons cette série pour partager rapidement les leçons tirées avec la communauté politique et académique afin de soutenir les efforts en faveur de réponses basées sur des preuves scientifiques.
This webinar is part of IPA's RECOVR Webinar Series: Bringing Evidence to COVID-19 Policy Responses in the Global South. Together with our partners, we are using this series to rapidly share what we are learning with the policy and research community to support evidence-informed response efforts. More information about other events in the series is available here.
From January 6-31, IPA Francophone West Africa presented midline results of a Nutrition-Focused Livelihoods Program on Child Health and Nutrition in Burkina Faso in several workshops in Ouagadougou. Research Associate Aliou Diallo, Policy & Project Development Coordinator Arthur Sagot-Duvauroux, and researcher Andrew Dillon presented on the results.
From November 18-22, IPA co-organized a training on the evaluation of youth employment programs, bringing together policymakers, researchers, technical experts, donors, and implementing organizations to foster conversations around the evaluation of youth employment interventions and the implications on policy and programming. Attendees participated in sessions that discussed planning and managing research projects and building strong partnerships between researchers and policymakers to co-create evidence.
On October 21 and 23, IPA presented at the 2019 African Microfinance Week (SAM) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. SAM is a major conference dedicated to the development of financial inclusion in Africa that takes place every two years. IPA also presented at the Research Meets Africa conference, taking place within the framework of SAM. The RMA conference promoted research and innovation in the field of inclusive finance in Africa by connecting researchers from African and international universities with practitioners in the sector.
As part of the dissemination of European Union-funded research results under the Trust Fund, Interconsortia and IPA organized a half-day session where Professor Andrew Dillon of Northwestern University presented the descriptive data of a basic survey focused on the eastern and Boucle du Mouhoun regions of Burkina Faso.
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On June 27, Making Finance Work for Africa, IPA, 3ie, PlaNet Guarantee, the University of Kent, and Oklahoma State University presented a webinar on "Enhancing Access to Index-Based Weather Insurance: A New Marketing Approach in Burkina Faso."
Innovations for Poverty Action recently partnered with US-based Michigan State University (MSU) and two partners in Burkina Faso, the Institute for the Environment and Agricultural Research (INERA) and the Association of Wholesalers and Agricultural Input Retailers (AGRODIA), on an evaluation entitled "Investment Orientation to Sustainable Agricultural Intensification in Africa."
Research Associate Sekou Keita and Research Manager/Interim Country Director Estelle Plat of IPA Burkina Faso met with the Minister of Health of Burkina Faso, Nicolas Meda, in order to talk about their project Burkina Family Aspirations and Behaviors (B-FAB). The Minister expressed interest in evidence-based projects and would like IPA's input on some of the projects he might be implementing in Burkina Faso. He was particularly interested in IPA's partnership with the Ministry of Health's Knowledge Management and Transfer Unit.
IPA researcher Professor Pascaline Dupas presented the results of her research project on the impact of free secondary education in Ghana. Around 80 attendees (mostly researchers and students) came to this event and were able to discuss these results with her. The event was held at the Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population.
Read the paper here: The Impact of Free Secondary Education: Experimental Evidence from Ghana
On March 3rd, as part of the implementation of its program of activities for the year 2017, with the support of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Rebuse (Network of Burkinabe Monitoring and Evaluation workers), IPA Burkina Faso participated in a promotional day for Emerging Evaluators in Burkina Faso. The general objective of this day was to create a space for exchanges between the actors of the evaluation world and the "emerging evaluators" in Burkina Faso.