Benin, RICC discusses climate resilience at local level

CWP Benin and its partners of the project “Strengthening Investments for Climate Resilient Development Project in the Lac Nokoué - Lagoon de Porto Novo Complex (RICC)” held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Porto-Novo, the 2nd session of the Local Platform for the Management of Climate Information, Natural Disaster Risks and Adaptation Measures to Climate Change in the Production Sectors in the Lac-Nokoue-Lagune Complex.

This aims at finalizing and adopting the specifications of the platform; studying and amending the TOR for the recruitment of a consultant for the design of the database and planning the platform's activities for 2019.

Participants recommended to revitalize and make functional the EWS climate data and information production and dissemination unit, according to the project's budgetary possibilities, in order to contribute to the generation of climate information specific to the complex. The project management unit has been in charge of proposing the institutions that will be members of the platform bureau, based on the various suggestions made during the session.