Permanent Interstate Committee for Drougth control in the Sahel
  • 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

AGRHYMET Regional Centre
Box 11011 Niamey - Niger
Tel : (227) /
Fax : (227)
Research in AGRHYMET Regional Centre is concerned with:

1 - Training support Research

It allows:
• Strengthen the technical and scientific basis of the ARC ‘s training programmes
• Building trainers scientific capacities and generate results, usable in rural areas

2 - Applied Research for methodology development and diagnostic tool and analysis mainly focused on Food Security, Water management and desertification control.

More specifically, it is concerned with:
• Rainfall estimation
• Seasonal prediction of Rainfall
• Floods forecasting
• Crop yields forecasting
• Estimation of planted areas
• Vulnerability of population in food insecurity risk
• Estimation of available biomass in the rangelands

Research are presented, analyzed and validated by a Scientific and Teaching Council (PSC).
• The CSP is a body that aims to assess, on a scientific basis, results, methodologies, teaching contained and programs of the AGHYMET Regional Centre.
• The PSC meets annually. It is composed of eight senior scientists from North and South, each representing a scientific discipline at this Centre.

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