Technical assistance
Domestic energy. Solar power  Energy Efficiency



Monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of Lighting Africa 2016 : distribution of 25 000 solar lamps approved by Lighting Africa in Burkina Faso, and setting up of commercial mechanisms with the sale of 24 000 solar lamps

Country : Burkina Faso
Client : Ministry of Mines and Energy
Start Date : 09-2016
Completion Date : 03-2018
Value of services : 19 012 EUR
Funder : World Bank .
Associate/Partner : Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) - Burkina
Description :
The project is part of the program PASEL (Support project to Electricity Sector) - Lighting Africa component, implemented by the Burkina Faso Government and funded by the World Bank. It aims to distribute 25 000 solar lamps in 400 schools located in the 13 regions of Burkina Faso, throughout setting up of solar libraries in each beneficiary school.
This demonstration activity by utilisation of solar lamps by pupils should allow to initiate, in parallel, the establishment of commercial mechanisms allowing solar lamps Lighting Africa access to the rural market : this should be achieved by the sale of 24 000 solar lamps, during the time of the project.
Description of the Actual Services Provided SNV is responsible for project implementation, and IED is in charge of monitoring and evaluation :
- To propose the list of the 400 beneficiary schools;
- To develop a system for collecting, processing and analyses of data collected from solar libraries, and monitor their performance;
- To report periodically on the functionality of school libraries
- To produce thematic and synthesis maps to illustrate lessons learned and results of the project
- To ensure accessibility of monitoring data at different levels (donors, partners, ministries, general public) by internet.