A success story: Global Fund grants in Burkina Faso show significantly increased absorption rates

21 Mar 2018
Poor absorption has been an enduring problem for grants in West and Central Africa

Stakeholders in Burkina Faso have succeeded in improving the absorption rate of the country’s Global Fund grants. The rate has gone from 67% for the period 2012–2015 to 94% as of the end of 2017. Poor absorption has been a long-standing problem in all countries in West and Central Africa.


L’initiative ITP s’attaque aux problèmes relatifs à la mise en oeuvre des subventions dans 20 pays

21 Dec 2016
L'objectif est d'atténuer les obstacles, d'accroître l'efficacité et l'impact



Implementation Through Partnership project addresses problem grants in 20 countries

1 Nov 2016
Goal is to alleviate bottlenecks, increase efficiency and impact

Over the past year, the Global Fund and many of its partner organizations have been actively collaborating on an Implementation Through Partnership (ITP) project to support countries that are encountering problems implementing grants. The problems include grants starting late; grants falling behind schedule; and grants having difficulty absorbing all of the financing they have been awarded.

Subscribe to ITP