Global Environment Facility Country Support Program

 


Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in West and Central Africa

Accra, Ghana, 9-11 July 2009
The Sub-Regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in West and Central Africa was held in Accra, Ghana on 9-10 July 2009. An optional GEF project site field visit was also organized on 11 July 2009. The Workshop was attended by 31 Focal Points and designated representatives from 21 countries in West and Central Africa. Representatives of the GEF Secretariat, GEF Agencies, and the CSP participated in the Workshop, along with some observers.

  Workshop Session: Introduction and Overview

  • Opening Remarks by H.E. Mrs. Sherry Ayittey, Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST) (English / French)

Workshop Session: Update on the GEF policies and programmes

Workshop Session: Global environment challenges - Programmes and issues in the sub-region
  • Leveraging National Communications to integrate climate policy into development plans (English / French)
  • Lessons learned from Second National Communications: Ghana (English / French)
  • Review of Adaptation projects Case Study: Burkina Faso (English / French)
  • Review of Biodiversity projects Case Study: Cape Verde (English / French)
  • Experiences of Niger (French)
Workshop Session: What constitutes a successful GEF Project: Review of experiences from the region

Workshop Session: Tools and resources available to support Focal Points

Workshop Session: Country contributions to Overall Programme Study of GEF 4

 

 

          Group photo of participants to the 2009 CSP Sub-regional Workshop for GEF Focal Points in West and Central Africa

 

A traditional community welcome to the GEF Focal Points in Woadze during the project site visit

 

Participants visit the community agro-forestry programme in Have supported by GEF SGP

Endangered monkeys protected at the community managed Tafi Atome Wildlife Sanctuary

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 SUB-REGIONAL WORKSHOPS IN 2009:

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SUB-REGIONAL WORKSHOPS IN 2007:

 

 

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