During his stay in Ouagadougou, the Chair and some staff met with WASCAL officials to discuss their inolvement in the implementation of the Mekrou scientific activities and also with the Director of the ECOWAS Water Resources Coordination Center which is one of the most important partner of GWP in the region.
To prepare the SC meeting, the members of the Budget and Finance Committee met to examine all documents that should be submitted to the Steering Committee members and give their opinions to ease the decision taking process for the SC members. The Budget and Finance Committee is an Adhoc committee of three SC members set up to help the Secretariat better prepare SC meetings. They met on October 24, 2015. After a thorough examination of the documents to be transmitted to the Steering Committee, the CBF made some recommendations that will be transmitted to the SC members. But they have noticed in their report a good level of implementation of activities (CORE, IDMP, WACDEP and Mekrou) desspite some constraints and difficulties and have given advices to the Secretariat accordingly.