CBMS Strengthening and social protection to the informal sector: case of the communes of Diébougou (Province of Bougouriba), Koper (Province of Ioba) and To (Province of Sissilli)

 

I. Objectives of the Project

The general objective of this project is to contribute to the efficiency of the social programs geared towards social protection to the informal sector and poverty reduction in Burkina Faso. The specific objectives are the following:

 

In the communes of Diébougou and Koper:

  • To strengthen the operational capacity of CBMS;
  • To strengthen the capacities of Comités Villageois de Développement (CVD) of villages and sectors of Diébougou and Koper in producing reliable data in compliance with the CBMS methods, allowing the identification of the different aspects of poverty in their respective localities;
  • To observe patterns and changes in the wellbeing of households in these communes

In the rural commune of To:

  • To convince local authorities of the relevance of CBMS as a management tool for their community and to adopt it for the establishment of communal development plan and monitoring and evaluation of projects and programs
  • To equip the CVDs of appropriate abilities to produce reliable data and to process subtle indicators, in compliance with the CBMS method;
  • To ensure the adoption of the CBMS by the population of the commune of To

In all three communes:

  • To strengthen CBMS in Diébougou and Koper and  implement in To;
  • To provide CBMS data on the different aspects of poverty in the communes of Diébougou, Koper and To;
    To establish the CBMS poverty profile and maps in Diébougou, Koper and To;
  • To produce relevant and reliable data that allow political and government authorities at both local and regional levels to take appropriate measures for a better targeting of beneficiaries of social programs within the framework of social protection particularly for pregnant women and young children (0-5 )
  • To prepare a production of paper on the analysis of CBMS data in relation to providing social protection to the informal sector

II. Institutional Partner

 

Centre d’Etudes, de Documentation, de Recherche Economiques et Sociales (CEDRES) is a research center created by the decree number 75646416/PRES/EN/MF on October 20, 1975. It has 30 years of experience in crafting, managing and implementing projects and studies in various domains relevant to its expertise (poverty, environment, microfinance, monitoring-evaluation, impact analysis).

For 20 years now, CEDRES is one of the most important and faithful partners of Centre de Recherche pour le Développement International (CRDI). In 2011, CEDRES figures in the list of the TOP 25 think tanks in the Sub-Saharan region of Africa and ranked 1st among the research centers in the French-speaking region of Africa.


III. Contact Information

 

Inquiries regarding CBMS-Burkina Faso may be sent to:

 

Centre d’Etudes, de Documentation, de Recherche Economiques et Sociales (CEDRES)

Mailing Address: 03 BP 7210 Ouagadougou 03 Burkina Faso

Telephone and Fax Numbers: (+226)50331636/ (+226) 50312686

E-mail Address: instituto_economia@econ.unicen.edu.ar

Web-site: www.cedres.bf

 

Dr Lassina KONATE

Professor-Researcher/Team Director

Centre d’Etudes, de Documentation, de Recherche Economiques et Sociales (CEDRES)

Mailing Address: 12 417 Ouagadougou 12 UFR/SEG Burkina Faso

E-mail: lassina.konate@univ-ouaga.bf or konate.lassina52@yahoo.fr

Telephone: (+226) 50357263, (+226) 78854438

 

Research Team Members

Dr. Prosper SOMDA
Michel KONE
Dr. Omer Combary
Samandoulgou Rasmata
Ouedraogo Jeanette

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