bURKINA FASO Validation Workshop

Ouagadougou, BURKINA Faso

28-30th April, 2014


Burkina  Faso  is  the  first  country  to  complete  the  study  in  the  2nd group of countries  that  also  includes Ghana, Malawi and Rwanda. The 3rd group of countries is set to begin in the 2nd semester of 2014.

The main objective of the Regional Team (RT) for the mission was to:

  •   Finalize data collection of the Cost of Hunger in Burkina Faso. 
  •  Review final results of the study and prepare the validation workshop in close collaboration with the National Implementation team 
  •  Validate the results of the Cost of Hunger in Burkina Faso in a validation workshop 
  • Participate in Bilateral Meeting with the Regional Coordinator in Burkina Faso

The  validation  workshop  was  attended  by  representatives  from the organizations;  WFP,  FAO,  OXFAM,  Conseil  National  des  Organisations  de  la  Société  Civile (CNOSC),  Executive  Secretariat  of  the  National  Food  Security Council  (SECNSA), Secrétariat Permanent des ONG (SPONG); Ministries  or organizations  within  the ministries:  Ministry  of  Agriculture  and  Food Security (MASA), Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), Ministry of Education (MENA), Ministry of Health (MS),  Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation (MRSI), Ministry of Social Action and National Solidarity (MASSN) and the National Institute of Statistics of Burkina Faso (INSD).

Objectives of the validation workshop: 

  • To review with the members of the NIT, health and nutrition experts and other stakeholders the data analysis process and analyse the initial results of the study 
  • To generate and review recommendations in line with the results of the study