The Government of Burkina Faso and the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD have co-organized a national workshop - in collaboration with IFAD’s West and Central Africa Division - to discuss the main issues emerging from the evaluation of IFAD-funded country strategy and programme in Burkina Faso, as a final step in the evaluation process.
The event took place on 23 November 2018 in Ouagadougou. Around 100 participants attended the workshop, including senior representatives from the Government of Burkina Faso, IFAD Management and staff, multilateral and bilateral development organizations, project management staff of IFAD-funded projects and programmes, academics and research institutions, private sector and foundations, non-governmental organizations, and selected resource persons.
The objectives of the workshop were to:
- discuss the main issues emerging from the Burkina Faso Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation;
- provide inputs for the preparation of the evaluation’s Agreement at Completion Point (ACP); and
- discuss the opportunities and challenges of the IFAD-Government of Burkina Faso partnership in the future, while considering the evolving development needs and priorities of the country.