Friday, 24 03th 2017

Naivasha (Kenya), 20-10-2015: The Director of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development Climate Prediction and Application Center (IGAD CPAC), Dr. Guleid Artan, this morning opened the Regional Consultative Meeting of Member States on the impending El Niño impacts and preparation for early actions in the presence of the Guest of Honor from the Kenyan Government, representatives from development partners – USAID, the World Bank, the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), and the European Commission for Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection (ECHO).

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Mekelle (Ethiopia), 18-10-2015: The Director of Agriculture and Environment Division (AED) of the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Mr. Mohamed Moussa, and the President of the University of Mekelle (UM) in Ethiopia, Dr. Kindeya Gebrehiwot, today presided over the graduation ceremony of students from the IGAD MSc Fellowship Programme in Integrated River Basin Management at the premises of Makele University.

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Entebbe, 28-09-2015: The 4th Intergovernmental Authority on Development Hydrological Cycle Observing System (IGAD-HYCOS) Project Steering Committee Meeting opened in Entebbe, Uganda, this morning. The meeting was officially launched by the representative of the Uganda Government who highlighted the importance of the water resources to the region, and expressed his government appreciation to IGAD for addressing the water issues in the participating countries. 

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Addis Ababa, 16-09-2015: The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture of Ethiopia, this morning opened the first IGAD Dryland Research Forum (IDRF) workshop in Addis Ababa under the leadership of Mr. Mohamed Moussa, Director of IGAD Agriculture and Environment Division and Acting Executive Secretary, and Mr. Woldegbriel Tesfamariam, Director of the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR).

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Djibouti, 14 September 2015: In the run-up to COP 21, scheduled to take place in Paris, France from November 30 to December 11, 2015, IGAD launched the preparation of an IGAD Regional Climate Change Strategy for the next five years (2016-2020). This was disclosed at a Kick-off Consultative Meeting held at the IGAD Secretariat in Djibouti on 14th September 2015. 

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