In order to revitalize the Country Water Partnership in Cape Verde, the IDMP project manager, Ms. Félicité VODOUNHESSI together with the Senior Network Officer (SNO) of the GWP West Africa, Ms. Julienne ROUX also attending the WASAG Forum in Praia, met and discussed with some partners including the chair of the Cape Verde CWP, Mr Mario MONIZ, the Director of the National Water and Sanitation Agency (ANAS), Mr Inacio Mendes PEREIRA, and Mr Januario NASCIMONTO, Director of the Association for the Defense of Environment(of ADAD).
The first International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture (WASAG) which gathered delegates from 47 countries ended with the Praia Commitments, which aim to promote sustainable water management as an engine for development, strengthening synergies across the Sustainable Development Agenda by 2030, and supporting farmers through improved access to finance, innovative technologies and the adoption of sustainable water management practices.
In a special bulletin dated March 2019, the AGRHYMET Regional Centre of the Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) announces trends in rainfall for the season in the Gulf of Guinea countries.
The Water Resources Coordination Centre (WRCC) has organized a meeting in Lomé from 20 to 22 February 2019 to validate the data produced and entered into the platform of the West African Water and Sanitation Sector Monitoring (WASSMO).
The Country Water Partnership of Côte d'Ivoire (PNECI) had a working session with Mr. OSSETE Jean Michel, Programme and Knowledge Officer at the African Water Facility, accompanied by the consultant Théophile Gnagne, on 1 February 2019 at the African Development Bank (ADB) headquarters.
The Project: "Conservation of Ecosystems and International Water Resources Management of the Mano River Union" held its 2nd meeting of the Multisectoral Technical Committee (MTC) on Thursday 21 February 2019 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.
The OmiDelta project implementing partners signed the Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of the project on 22 February 2019 in the conference room of CWP Benin. The Benin Country Water Partnership (PNE-Benin), the Association to fight against Racism, Ethnocentrism and Regionalism (Association de Lutte Contre le Racisme, l'Ethnocentrisme et le Régionalisme -ALCRER) and the Benin Social Watch Network (SW-B) promote citizen monitoring at the national level and in the municipalities.
The Youth Network for the Green Economy (REJEVE) in Benin organized on 19 and 20 February 2019 in the villages of Yakabissi, Makrou Birkou, Camp Peulh Tamande, Goufanrou and Birni the village assemblies.