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Video Guest: Mr. Dieye, AGHRYMET (Niger)


Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Video Guest: Mr. Dieye, AGHRYMET (Niger)

In the context of the cooperation between CILSS and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), the expert on communication and information from AGRHYMET, Papa Oumar Dieye, is working at the CTA Brussels for two weeks.
AGHRYMET (agrhymet.ne) is a specialized institute of the Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS), composed of 13 member States: Bénin, Burkina Faso, Cap Vert, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambie, Guinée, Guinée Bissau, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Sénégal, Tchad et Togo. The AGRHYMET Regional Centre aims to contribute to achieving food security and increase agricultural production in the CILSS member States, as well as to improve natural resource management by providing training and information to development stakeholders and agro-ecology partners. The centre has an international status and is based in Niamey, Niger.

Mr Dieye is the Head of Communication, Information, and Documentation Unit at AGHRYMET. He is an Agricultural Engineer by profession, with a MSc in Communication and Marketing, obtained in Senegal. His work placement at CTA Brussels is part of a partnership between AGHRYMET and the CTA which aims to enhance the exchange of knowledge and information in the field of agriculture and rural development. The placement is financed by the African Development Bank (ADB), through a support programme aimed at African climate institutions - programme d’appui aux institutions africains du climat (ISACIP).