PCS Workshop & Events

Program Cycle Support facilitates the preparation for and implementation of workshops and events at key points during the lifecycle of BHA-funded resilience food security activities.

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Inception Workshop

Purpose: To develop a shared understanding between BHA and the RFSA consortia regarding R&I expectations, roles and responsibilities, milestones, and deliverables. 

PCS facilitates discussions that assist BHA and implementing partners to:

  • Agree on priority refinement year information gaps.
  • Refine refinement year research plans.
  • Understand stakeholder engagement expectations.  
  • Explore staff capacity development plans 
  • Build working relationships 

Culmination Workshop

Purpose: To jointly review the implications of refinement year findings on activity design and implementation plans, and agree on the way forward.

PCS facilitates discussions that assist BHA and implementing partners to:

  • Review the learnings from key refinement year efforts.
  • Reflect on which refinement year efforts had the most impact on refinement decisions.
  • Gain agreement on proposed adaptations to activity design and implementation approaches.
  • Identify remaining knowledge gaps.
  • Develop initial plans for continued learning, knowledge sharing, and activity adaptation beyond the refinement year.

End of Cycle Learning Events

Purpose: To help RFSAs reflect on programmatic learnings and, if extended, determine how to modify activities based on these learnings.