Participation in the Climate Info Session To Support Ghana On The Road To Paris Global Agreement
The Project Manager, Mr. Maxwell Boateng-Gyimah and the Young Professional, Isaac Barnes, participated in an Information Session at the conference room of WASCAL in Accra on 17th June, 2015. This session was organised by the European Union in Ghana in collaboration with West Africa Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL). The meeting was chaired by His Excellency Frédéric Clavier, the French Ambassador to Ghana and Ambassador John Benjamin, British High Commissioner to Ghana. Other participating institutions included the French Embassy, Environmental protection Agency (EPA), Kasa Ghana, and Water Aid Ghana (WAG).
The state of the drought situation in the 3 countries involved in the IDMP / WA continues with documents validation meetings on the review of initiatives in drought in Mali and Niger, and continued data collection in Burkina Faso.
After the validation of roadmaps and the signing of different agreements, the month of June was marked by the start of the investigations by young people from Benin, Burkina Faso and Togo. These actions are carried out with the financial support of GIZ for Benin and financial support of GWP / WA for Burkina Faso and Togo.
The CWP Benin held on 3 and 4 June 2015 a training session on behalf of the members of the Consultative Framework of Non State Actors of the Water and Sanitation Sector (CANEA) and the Civic Participation Units (CPC) of the communes where WASH-Benin is active namely Kandi, Kérou, Parakou and Sinendé.
From 8 to 10 June 2015 was held the workshop for the drafting of the Burkina’s 2014 performance report on water and sanitation for AMCOW.
The opening of the workshop was marked by the keynote by Mr. Amidou SAVADOGO, Director General of Water Resources who stressed the importance of the 2014 performance report that should serve as advocacy document for the post 2015 agenda.
18 members of the group called Sidwaya were trained on 13 June 2015 on the site of the drip irrigation demonstration project in Ramitenga. It aimed to enhance the participants' knowledge on technical processes for the production and the methods for the conservation of corn and okra crops. The exchanges took place between participants and trainers on the technical process for the production of each enterprise and the methods of conservation and processing of these products after harvesting.
This third capacity-building workshop was held from 16 to 19 June 2015 and brought together participants from the Local Water Committee of North Massili, the Ministry of Animal Resources, General Directorate of Sanitation, Wastewater and Excreta, the Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Environment and Sustainable Development, Nakanbé Water Agency and the Directorate of Water Resources.
On Thursday 04 June 2015, the Country Water Partnership of Ivory Coast (PNECI) participated in a sensitization workshop on the impacts of gold mining and chemicals on water resources. The ceremony was held in Krindjabo in the Southern Comoé Region whose capital is Aboisso. Organized by Green Cross Côte d'Ivoire, the meeting saw the participation of public and traditional authorities, civil society and miners. The objective of the workshop was to raise awareness for the rational management of water resources.