Permanent Interstate Committee for Drougth control in the Sahel
AGRHYMET REGIONAL CENTRE
  • Bénin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cap Vert
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Gambie
  • Guinée
  • Guinée Bissau
  • Mali
  • Mauritanie
  • Niger
  • Sénégal
  • Tchad
  • Togo

agrhymet mandate
Inform and Train on Sahelien food security, desertification control and water control & management.


Contacts
AGRHYMET Regional Centre
Box 11011 Niamey - Niger
Tel : (227) 20.31.53.16 / 20.31.54.36
Fax : (227) 20.31.54.35
Email: admin@agrhymet.ne
Our current projects
AGRHYMET includes a few projects :

SERVIR WEST AFRICA


The main objective of the SERVIR WEST AFRICA project is to support regional institutions in improving their capacity to apply geo-spatial techniques and analysis in order to enhance the region's resilience to the impacts of climate change and to ensure sustainable land management and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
The SERVIR WA’s areas of intervention are: Food Security and Agriculture, Water Resources and Natural Disasters, Weather and Climate, Land Use/Cover and Ecosystems. The SERVIR WA project is implemented by the CILSS through the AGRHYMET Regional Centre. Members of the Consortium consist of the African Center for Meteorological Applications to Development (ACMAD), the Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE), the Center for Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Services (CERGIS), The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), The Regional Center for Training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS). The project partners are: USAID (financial) and NASA (technical). The duration of the project is 5 years.

(For further information on the SERVIR West Africa project, please contact the Coordinator
Mr Issifou Alfari at i.alfari@agrhymet.ne)


Monitoring of Environment and Security in Africa (MESA)


The main objective of the Monitoring of Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) is to improve the capacities of the national and regional Institutions of the ECOWAS region including Mauritania and Chad, devoted to the management of environment, in order to do a better usage of the earth observation datas for best water control and a more effective management of agriculture and breeding. This project totalling 2.500.000 euros involves the fourteen countries of ECOWAS namely: Benin, Burkina Faso ,Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia ,Mali, Niger, Nigeria ,Senegal ,Sierra Leone ,Togo including Mauritania and Chad .(For further information concerning MESA, please contact Dr Djaby Bakary at bakary.djaby@hd-mesa.org or Issifou Alfari at i.alfari@agrhymet.ne).



Glabal Climate Change Alliance (GCCA)

Funded by the European Union at a cost of 4 million Euros for a period of 48 months, the GCCA is an initiative between the EU and ACP countries most vulnerable to climate change. For our region, its objective is to support the countries of the CILSS and ECOWAS to address climate change by implementing. (For more information contact the Coordinator at the following address: b.sarr@agrhymet.ne )



Food Security Thematic Programme (FSTP) / Linking information and decision-making to improve food security in countries of the CILSS and ECOWAS (FSTP Phase 2)

At a cost of 7 million Euros, this program is funded by the European Union for a period of 48 months. It aims to improve food security of the poorest and most vulnerable countries of the CILSS and ECOWAS and support these countries in achieving the first Millennium Development(For more information contact the Coordinator at the following address: x.y@agrhymet.ne )

Food Security Thematic Programme (FSTP): part 3 / Regional Program for Sustainable Land Management and Climate Change Adaptation in the Sahel and West Africa (PR-SLM).

CThis program, at a cost of 13 million 250 thousand Euros for a period of 60 months, is co-financed by the European Union, the French Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Research Center for International Development (IDRC ). Its aim is to create the technical, political and strategic one for TDM and adaptation to reduce the vulnerability of the Sahel and West Africa to climate change. (For more information contact the Coordinator at the following address: x.y@agrhymet.ne )



Program of adaptation to climate change in sectors agriculture and water (FFEM / AOC).

This project is funded by the French Global Environment Facility (GEF) to the tune of 1.2 million Euros for a period of 48 months. It aims to strengthen the capacities of countries in West Africa to address climate change through a knowledge platform, pilot projects and support to training on climate change. He enrolled in cofinancing with the GCCA and PGRDT. (For more information contact the Coordinator at the following address: p.bazie@agrhymet.ne )





Institutional Support Project for African Institutions Climate (ISACIP / AfriClimServ).

This major project funded by the continental African Development Bank (ADB) for $ 30 million U.S. over three years, is the strengthening of institutional capacity of four African climate centers that are: the Center for African Applications meteorological Development (ACMAD), Ie AGRHYMET, the Center for Climate prediction and Applications of I'IGAD (ICPAC) and the Center of drought monitoring (DMC). Specifically, it is to strengthen leadership of AGRHYMET in the field of climate change in the Sahel and West Africa. (For more information contact the Coordinator at the following address: m.badio@agrhymet.ne )



Program to support food security and nutrition in West Africa.

This program is funded jointly by ECOWAS and the French Development Agency (AFD). Its cost is 12. 340,000 Euros, 3,575,700 for the implementation of a component of the program assigned to the CILSS.
Component 1 will contribute to food security objectives of ECOWAP / CAADP through innovative actions adapted to the new context of food security in information systems, risk analysis and training on Food Security
. (For more information contact the Coordinator at the following address: x.y@agrhymet.ne )



cilss institutions
Executive Secretariat
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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Sahel Institute
Bamako, Mali
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