Millions of people in Burkina Faso have due to the Danish development cooperation gained access to energy, water, sanitation, education, and infrastructure, as well as access to an increased agricultural production. Public institutions and civil societyorganisations have been strengthened – in all of the areas above as well as in the areas of hiv/aids prevention and treatment, human rights, decentralisation and gender equality. Denmark is one among many development partners collaboratingwith Burkina Faso, including the World Bank, the African Development Bank, the European Commission, and a number of bilateral development partners including the USA, a number of European countries, Canada, Japan, and Taiwan. Denmark has been a front runner among the development partners in establishing more effective aid modalities, including general budget support, sector budget support and basket funds.
The partnership policy is divided into four major sections:Part One presents an analysis of the challenges, opportunities and risks over the next four to five years in Burkina Faso. Part Two shapes an outline of the partnership policy – including overall objectives, instruments, strategic focus areas, and partnership principles. Part Three defines the specific objectives, results and indicators, which Denmark will contribute to in close cooperation with its partners in Burkina Faso. Part Four offers examples on how different instruments play together to promote development. Finally, a number of annexes provide overviews of:a. Key economic data.b. Description of on-going programmes.c. An overall presentation of the strategy for accelerated growth and sustainable development of Burkina Faso, SCADD (2011–2015).d. The progress made in Burkina Faso towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
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