A new chair for CWP CAR

With the resumption of activities in Bangui and to facilitate the implementation of WACDEP in the country, the Country Water Partnership of the Central African Republic convene its statutory meetings, the Assembly of Partners and the Steering Committee on 17 August 2017 and 18 August. This CWP was set up in 2008 but remained relatively inactive due to the troubles the country has been facing. A new Steering Committee was put in place, and Mr. YAKENDE Rodrigue Prosper was elected as the new chair.

ChairThe new Chair of the Country Water Partnership in Central Africa Republic, Mr. YAKENDE Rodrigue Prosper, is an expert in Tropical Agriculture with over twenty-five (25) years of experience in the areas of agricultural policy development, research, disaster risk management. He is currently the Agricultural Affairs Officer at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Republic of Central Africa, and the national Focal Point for the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Program (CAADP).

He is also having consultancy experience with the World bank, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), and other international and regional institutions.  He was elected Chair of Central Africa Republic Country Water Partnership on the 18th of August 2017 in Bangui, during the annual Steering Committee meeting of the CWP.

He is married and a father of 4 children. Please join us to welcome the 2nd Chair of GWP Central Africa Republic, Mr. Rodrigue YAKENDE, into the GWP family.