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Regional workshops Steering
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 08:35

The Niger Basin Authority is organizing three regional workshops from September 13th to 18th, 2021 in Yaounde, Cameroon. These are:
- The Regional Steering Committee for NBA Projects and Programmes (September 13th to 18th, 2021);
- Validation of Annex No.5 of the Water Charter on common infrastructure and infrastructure of common interest (September 16th, 2021);
- Validation of the revised NBA Staff Regulations (September 17th -18th, 2021);
The opening ceremony was presided over by Mr. TCHOFFO Jean, Secretary General of the Ministry of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development of Cameroon, representing the Minister. It was marked by four (4) speeches:
- Welcome remark by the Coordinator of the Cameroon National Focal Structure (NFS);
- Address by the representative of the German Cooperation in Cameroon;
- Speech by the NBA Executive Secretary; and
- Opening speech by the Minister of the Economy, Planning and Regional Development, NBA Supervising Minister, delivered by Mr. TCHOFFO Jean, Secretary General of the Ministry.
More than 65 representatives of NBA member countries, the Executive Secretariat and Technical and Financial Partners are taking part in these various meetings.
The session of the Regional Steering Committee shall review the report of the 2021 Work Plan as of June 30th, and the draft Work Plan and Budget for 2022 of the following projects and programmes:
- The Water Resources Development and Sustainable Ecosystem Management Programme of in the Niger Basin (WRDSEMP/NB-APL2A);
- The Programme for the Integrated Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Niger Basin (PIDACC/NB);
- The GIZ “Support to the Niger Basin Authority” Project, with the NEXUS and FREXUS Components;
- NB-ITTAS “Improving knowledge-based management and governance of IWRM in the Niger Basin and Iullemeden-Taoudeni/Tanezrouft aquifer system” Project;
- The Support to Groundwater Management Project (AGES).
The regional validation workshop for Annex No.5 of the Water Charter on common infrastructure and infrastructure of common interest.
The regional workshop on the revised NBA Staff Regulations, the Internal Rules and Code of Ethics.