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Des chances de relance du PIDACC/BN
Tuesday, 25 January 2022 11:51
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Une  batterie de recommandations aux diffĂ©rentes parties prenantes PIDACC/BN vient au  secours du programme, suite Ă  un dĂ©but de mise en Ɠuvre qui est, de maniĂšre gĂ©nĂ©rale   caractĂ©risĂ© par une succession d’évĂšnements (COVID 19, suspension de dĂ©caissement, dĂ©mission de cadres du Programme, faiblesse dans les communications, conflits de compĂ©tences au niveau de certaines Ă©quipes de mise en Ɠuvre, la lourdeur dans le traitement des dossiers soumis Ă  certaines instances, etc.) qui ont rendu difficiles la mise en Ɠuvre du PIDACC/BN du dĂ©marrage en 2019 Ă  2021.

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+132 billion CFA mobilized to save the Niger Basin!

The PIDACC/NB is a major program for the implementation of the 2016-2024 Operational Plan of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA). The regional launch took place in N'Djamena from May 2nd to 5th, 2019. It constitutes, through the actions planned and the expected impacts, a concrete response for the development of the resilience of the populations and ecosystems as well as the adaptation of the communities and the institutions to climate change in the Niger Basin.



The establishment of a Regional Climate Change Adaptation Fund and the Payment for Environmental Services (RCCAF/PES) Mechanism in the Niger Basin one of the major expected results of the Program Integrated for Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Niger Basin (PIDACC/NB). This fund, which will contribute to the improvement of IWRM in the Niger basin, could be supplied by various sources of financing, including a Payment for Environmental Services system, and would make it possible to compensate for the increase in the portfolio of NBA activities. The Payment for Environmental Services (PES) which is based on the principles of user - pays and polluter – payer registered in the NBA water charter adopted in April 2008. The Ad 'hoc Committee of the Regional climate change and adaptation Fund RCCAF was created by decision N ° 000001/ES/NBA/AFD/L/RC-PIDACC/NB dated January 20th, 2021. This creation follows the resolution N°6 of the 38th session of the council of ministers of the NBA, held on October 11th, 2019 in the conference room of PIMUS hotel in Kaloum from Conakry, Republic of Guinea relating to the establishment of an ad hoc committee of the Regional Climate Change Adaptation Fund and payment mechanisms for environmental services (RCCAF/PES) in the Niger Basin.
For its first face-to-face meeting, the Ad’hoc committee prepared the following documents:
1.Strategy and mission roadmap;
2.The timing of the mission of the Ad’hoc Committee in the countries;
3.The budget for activities during the committee's mission;
4.Terms of reference for advocacy;
5.The of the national workshops reports;
6.The draft newsletter on the first mission of the Ad ‘hoc Committee in the countries;


Virtual and face-to-face mixed meeting prepatory to the first meeting of the RCCAF/PES AD HOC Committee

On Thursday, March 18th, 2021 a virtual meeting was held between the members of the Ad Hoc Committee responsible for the operationalization of the Regional Climate Change Adaptation Fund and the Payments for Environmental Service (RCCAF/PES) mechanism. The African Development Bank (AfDB), Niger Basin Autority (NBA), the Regional and Nationals Coordinations of the Program Integrated for Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Niger Basin (PIDACC/NB), under the Chairmanship of the Executive Secretary M. ABDERAHIM Bireme Hamid.

The items on the agenda :

  • - Presentation of the Committee members and other partners ;
  • - Presentation of the ADB vision on the RCCF/PES ;
  • - Presentation of the attribution and missions of the Ad Hoc Committee of RCCAF/PES ;
  • - Exchange, harmonization of understanding of the objectives assigned to the committee
  • - Definition of the intervention strategy of the committe’s mission.

Download the report of the meeting


As part of the implementation of the Program Integrated for Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Niger Basin (IPCCD/NB) Niger Component, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and its partners are financing several activities in the breeding sector, which remains the second main activity of the rural populations and the second source of hard currency for the country after attractive industries.
Despite the considerable role played by this sector in the economy of Niger, its practice encounters enormous difficulties, among which we can cite, among others: the occupation of the pastoral enclaves by agricultural activities, the gradual decline in the nutritional value of the pastures and the frequency of the epizootics. In view of all these constraints, the Nigerien Government adopted in July 2013, a Strategy for the Sustainable Development of the Livestock (SSDLi) 2013-2035, together with its Action Plan for the period of 2013-2015, with the objective of make this sector more productive and competitive. As part of this strategy, the PIDACC/NB Niger Component plans to finance the development of pastoral areas, the rehabilitation of the pastoral infrastructure, the creation of the zootechnical input banks, the creation of vaccination corridors parks, the practice of the crops. fodder, the creation of fodder markets in the Dosso and Tahoua regions. To implement these activities, the NCPU organized a joint mission to clarify the status and the secure pastoral sites in the rural municipalities of the Matankari and Soucoucoutane/Department of Dogon Doutchi/region of Dosso.

This mission saw the participation of the administrative, communal and customary authorities, the representative of the Regional Council, the executives of the technical livestock services and land commissions.

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Synthetic presentation of the project by beneficiary countries and regional coordination

Program Integrated for Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Niger Basin (IPCCCD/NB)

In the concretization of its mandate to "Promote the protection and the rational and sustainable exploitation of this natural resource that constitutes the river area", the NBA initiated in 2019, with the financial support of the several partners, including the AfDB, the implementation of a vast "Program Integrated for Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Niger Basin (IPCCCD/NB)".

The main challenges facing the Programme relate to: (i) the silting of the Niger River, mainly linked to wind and water erosion from upstream to downstream, from Guinea to Nigeria; (ii) ensuring shared and the rational management of the water resources; (iii) the developing of the resilience of ecosystems, the natural resources and the populations supported by climate change adaptation measures; and (iv) the rehabilitation of the navigation sections in order to strengthen trade between certain Member Country.
The Program is structured around three components : (i) Ecosystem and the natural resource resilience development (ii) Population resilience development; and (iii) Program coordination and management. Gender and environmental protection issues are integrated across all components.
The projected duration of the PIDACC/NB is 6 years. Its total cost, including taxes and customs contingencies, is estimated at CFAF 120 billion financed by the Afdb and its partners. To this is added an amount of 24 Million Euros financed by the German Financial Cooperation for the benefit of Guinea (14 Million) and Mali (10 million) through the KFW.

Download the Operational Plan 2016-2024 PIDACC Nigeria

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