PREDIP CTP 3: satisfactory results despite the context of COVID-19

The third meeting of the PREDIP Technical Committee (CTP 3) was held from September 30 to October 1, 2020 via Zoom. More than forty actors and partners of the Regional Dialogue and Investment Project for Pastoralism and Transhumance in the Sahel and in the coastal countries of West Africa (PREDIP) discussed the activities carried out during the first semester of 2020.

For two days, the members of the PTC took stock of the mid-term review of the implementation of the 2020 Annual Work Plan and Budget, but also found mechanisms and identified guidelines for carrying out activities during the last three months of the year. year 2020, taking into account the context of COVID-19 which forces everyone to adapt to it.

From the discussions, it appears that COVID-19 has certainly impacted the implementation of activities in the field but results have been obtained thus showing the dynamism and resilience of PREDIP stakeholders and implementing partners

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Let us recall that within the framework of the governance of the PREDIP, the regular meeting of the CTP Committee is planned, the function of which is to guarantee a credible, efficient and easy to coordinate project by optimizing, at the operational and budgetary levels, its internal and external consistency. The CTP is made up of operational structures, institutional and technical partners and is responsible for reviewing the technical implementation of the activities of the various components. Before this third session, CILSS had already organized two CTP meetings.

The first session took place in Cotonou, Benin from September 3 to 5, 2019, which made it possible to take stock of the implementation of the activities of the Annual Work Plan (AWPB) for the year 2019. This session also allowed us to revisit and to validate the modifications made to the logical frameworks of the Components among others.

The second session of the PTC in Abidjan took place in Abidjan from January 22 to 24, 2020 and took stock of the implementation of the activities of the Annual Work Plan and Budget (AWPB) for the year 2019 before examining and approving Work plans and budget for the year 2020.

During these sessions of important decisions, recommendations had been taken and orientations had been given which were followed by application by the Regional Coordination Component