he Designated National Authority of the Green Climate Fund (DNA/GCF) of Burkina Faso, Mr. Mamadou HONADIA, held a workshop in Koudougou on 19 and 20 October 2018 bringing together representatives of the
"Strengthening Investments for Climate Resilient Development in the Lac Nokoué-Lagoon Complex of Porto Novo (RICC)" is a project proposal submitted by the Country Water Partnership (CWP) of Benin that the African Development Bank (AfDB) is supporting financially for an amount of Four hundred and ninety-five thousand three hundred and forty (495,340) Euros over a period of Twenty-four (24) months.
A GWP delegation including the Chair, Prof. MAIGA, ES Armand HOUANYE, Technical Committee chair, Dr. BARRY and Network Officer, Julienne ROUX met on 16, 17 and 19 October with several institutions to start or strengthen collaboration. The personalities and institutions met include the Executive Director of the Volta Basin Authority (VBA), IFAD Burkina Faso Office,
The project titled "Integrating Flood and Drought Management and Early Warning for Climate Change Adaptation in the Volta Basin’’, for which the development process started in 2015 and received great support and contributions from Volta Basin Authority Executive Secretariat and institutions from the six Volta Basin riparian countries, has been approved for funding from the Adaptation Fund during the 23rd meeting of the Project and Program Evaluation Committee (PPRC) of the Fund held from 9 to 11 October, 2018 in Bonn, Germany.
GWP-WA partners met in an Extraordinary Assembly of Partners on 17 October 2018 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to allow the regional partnership to keep its legal status in the host country, Burkina Faso and to collect the contributions of partners for the ongoing development process of the new GWP 2020-2024 strategy.
A West African delegation of 10 participants from Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali and the regional level have taken part into the Green Climate Fund (GCF) workshop in South Africa on the financing of water-related projects. Their participation was made possible through the Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP) to this meeting from 19 to 21 September 2018.
CWP Burkina held the inception meeting of the pilot project #TonFuturTonClimat (TFTC) on 27 and 28 September 2018 in Sapone, about 40km from Ouagadougou. This workshop was to coach the young beneficiaries of the project.