(IGAD - Nairobi) A five days training on the basics of Geographic Information System (GIS) and sensitization on the potential role of the GIS in livestock policy decision making was convened at the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) in Nairobi, Kenya.
(IGAD - Nairobi) The Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) agreed to strengthen their cooperative relations to facilitate effective undertaking of complementary activities in the Horn of Africa.
The Executive Secretary, Eng. Mahboub Maalim, has made a courtesy visit to the Ambassador of Cuba to Ethiopia. The officials exchanged wide ranging views, including the relationship between Cuba and IGAD Secretariat.
The Executive Secretary of IGAD, Eng Mahboub Maalim, has signed Memorandum of Understanding with the Director General of Regional Center for Mapping and Resources for Development (RCMRD), Mr. Hussein Farah.
RCMRD is an Inter-Governmental organizational which promotes the development and use of Geo-Information and and Information Technology, in the sustainable development of Africa, by assisting in human resources and institutional capacity buiding.