Drought Management, Mali national platorm discusses legal and instutional framework

    The Mali CWP organized on 29 October 2015 a meeting of drought management stakeholders at national to set up the platform in the frame work of the Integerated Drought Management Project (IDMP).

    The meeting brought together about twenty people from the CWP Mali, local NGOs, meteorological services, civil society and government departments in charge of the issues of water resources, agriculture and climate change.

    The discussions focused on the "decision of the establishment and operating procedures of the Platform for the Integrated Drought Management in Mali (PGISM)". The rules and the statutes for the establishment of the PGISM were discussed. It was decided at the meeting that the various statutory documents should be signed by the Ministry of Water and Energy of Mali but the vice-presidency will be ensured by the representative of Water Aid Mali.

    The IDMP Project Manager, Mrs VODOUNHESSI Felicité who took part in the meeting met with the CWP to raise issues related to the smooth management of the project in Mali. The Chair of the CWP expressed their willingness to organize the Partners meeting very soon