On November 4, IPA organized a dissemination workshop with PhD and Master's students from the Norbert Zongo University in Burkina Faso. During the workshop, they had the chance to present their own research and to benefit from advice that may help them get ahead in their future careers as development researchers.
Tandis que la COVID-19 continue sa marche, comment les familles en Afrique de l'Ouest ont-elles résisté aux chocs de revenus, aux perturbations du système éducatif et aux tensions sur les systèmes de santé publique? Quelles tendances sont apparues dans les mécanismes d'adaptation des ménages face à l'insécurité alimentaire et aux pertes d'emplois? Quelle partie des répondants s'est engagée à se faire vacciner?
As COVID-19 continues its march, how have families in West Africa weathered income shocks, disruptions to education, and strains on public health systems? What trends have emerged in households’ coping mechanisms when facing food insecurity and employment losses? What portion of respondents is committed to getting vaccinated? How is each government responding to these challenges, how have messaging strategies persisted or changed over time, and what can decision-makers learn from each other?
Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à un webinaire virtuel, pour vous présenter les résultats de l’enquête de transition vers la vie active (ETVA) des jeunes et l’enquête RECOVR le vendredi 16 octobre prochain de 9h30 à 11h00 (GMT).
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."