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 units

AGRHYMET includes five units that are :Administration Unit Finance and Accounting (UAFC), Communication Information and Documentation Unit (UCID), Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (SSU), Scientific Coordination Unit (SCU) and Human Resource Management Unit (UGRH).

Administration Unit Finance and Accounting

The functions of the UAFC are:
- The quality of work performed (information accuracy, compliance with applicable procedures)
- The deadlines for the production of financial documents
- Ensure the development and timely submission of financial reports and budgetary as well as requests for cash advances
- Ensure the financial stability of the center
- Ensure the supply of goods and services of the center
- Ensure the conservation of movable and immovable heritage
- Ensure the proper management of stored


UAFC includes two services: the accounting and finance service
(For more information contact the Head of Unit Mr Abdou BAGOUDOU at the following address: a.bagoudou@agrhymet.ne )


Communication Information and Documentation Unit

The functions of the Unit Communication Information and Documentation aret :

  • The definition and implementation of the communication strategy of ARC;
  • The implementation of the marketing strategy of training the ARC;
  • Strengthening relations between the ARC and institutions of higher education or research in the field of document exchange;
  • Improved relations with print and audio visual member countries and the international press by writing, with the Departments and Units cross, press releases and advertorials;
  • Strengthening the partnership between the ARC and institutions of research and development of countries in the West African non-CILSS;
  • The increase in corporate advertising CRA (organization of conferences, open days ...);
  • Managing the documentary heritage of the Documentation Centre of the ARC (acquisition, processing, protection, loan);
  • Support for experts, students of the Centre and other external users in their information retrieval;
  • Selective dissemination of information from experts of the Centre National Staff AGRHYMET Components and other users based on their scientific profile;
  • Management interpretation of events and translation of documents (English and French)
  • The archiving of publications, communications and response experts, trainees and students of the Centre and the general documents of the Centre;
  • Develop communication materials (brochures, newsletters, pamphlets, posters, posters, etc.) to promote the activities and results of the ARC;
  • Update and run the internet and intranet sites of ARC;
(For more information contact the Head of Unit Mr Papa Oumar DIEYE at the following addresse: p.dieye@agrhymet.ne )


Monitoring and Evaluation Unit

Headed by a Head of Unit under the authority of the Director General of the Centre, the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (USE) is responsible for monitoring and evaluation activities of various departments and units attached to the Directorate General of CRA.
Specifically this unit is responsible
 :

  • Monitoring and evaluation of ARC's priority goals in harmony with the strategy of CILSS;
  • The establishment of a monitoring evaluation activities of the ARC through:
    • The definition and development of relevant indicators for monitoring and evaluating the activities of various departments and units attached to the Directorate General of ARC;
    • Monitoring and evaluating the activities of various departments and units attached to the Directorate General of CRA through the compilation and synthesis of periodic progress reports, mission and supervision of data collection needed to monitor the selected indicators ;
    • The development and management of the dashboard of the activities of departments and units attached to the Directorate General of ARC;
    • Preparation consultation meetings;
  • Driving assessments and multi-annual plans;
  • The development of annual programs and budgets in collaboration with the Departments and Units of ARC;
  • Support the revision of policies and procedures for monitoring and evaluation;
  • To assist the CEO in monitoring and evaluation activities of the CRA;
  • The conduct of activities including monitoring and evaluation unit is responsible;
  • Ensure the collection and analysis of data from different units of the CRA for the monitoring and evaluation;
  • Work with the various Heads of Departments and Heads of Units for the coherence of the system of monitoring and evaluation of results, activities and services provided with the general system of monitoring and evaluation of CILSS at different levels of intervention;
  • Advisory support of the Departments in developing monitoring and evaluation tools;
  • Operation of mission reports to feed the dashboard for monitoring activities;

Monitoring and Evaluation Unit finally fulfills other duties assigned by the Director General of ARC. (For more information contact the Head of Unit Mr SOULE Mamane at the following addresse: m.soule@agrhymet.ne )


Scientific Coordination Unit

The Scientific Coordination Unit Training Activities, Information and Research is an entity that supports and assists cross other entities AGRHYMET (CRA) in science.
It monitors under the authority of the Director General and in cooperation with technical departments to ethical standards and scientific training programs, information and research undertaken by the ARC and their consistency with the mandate of the regional programs CILSS, the consistency of its science and information programs, training and research of CRA.
More specifically, the roles of the unit are:

- issue reasoned opinions on the relevance of information, training and research conducted by the departments;

- Maintain scientific monitoring in collaboration with technical departments and contribute to scientific research partnerships are best suited to the needs of the ARC;

- perform work on the synthesis and develop proposals for relevant research topics

- formalize in collaboration with technical departments, scientific projects of AGRHYMET establishing priorities;

- awareness of and develop the readability of academic and scientific research of AGRHYMET and promote exchange of information between research programs;

- propose and organize reading committees (welcoming external researchers) for a broad and independent assessment of contributions to scientific reports;

contribute to improving the scientific quality of work by a sustained internal training and sharing of knowledge (methodology seminars, workshops, exchange of experience)
. (For more information contact the Head of Unit Prof. Sanoussi ATTA at the following address: s.atta@agrhymet.ne )


Human Resource Management Unit

The Human Resource Management Unit is responsible for conducting the following activities:
Maintain personnel files

- Regular updating of the elements of personnel records: Marital status, Diplomas, marital status, or any other activities necessary for this purpose Manage employment contracts, consulting, services, studies or expert

- Follow recruitment procedures, write letters of commitment, termination, decisions to leave, permissions, follow legal disputes Centre, or any other activities necessary for this purpose.

- Manage insurance contracts, medical conventions, all other types of contract outside services (services provided at the Centre or the Centre).

Ensure implementation of the Staff

- Implement the provisions of the Staff: employee benefits, staff requirements, or any other activities necessary for this purpose.

- Maintain attendance records of staff.

Liaise with Banks and / or retirement funds of CILSS member states

(For more information contact the Head of Unit Mr Dédé AMARMAat the following address:d.amarma@agrhymet.ne)



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