PROFEIS-Senegal's update for 2016

The full PROFEIS-Senegal report for 2016 is in French.

As a brief English summary, the main activities reported are:

  1. Four National Steering Committee meetings held with the basic objective of organising the IPW, reporting and following up on the Global Resilience Consortium (GRC) platform.
  2. Organisation of IPW 2016, which was one of the main activities of the year. It was organised by PROFEIS Senegal backstopped by the Prolinnova International Support Team and included 44 participants from 22 nationalities. More can be read about this at http://prolinnova.net/content/2016-international-partners-workshop-senegal-16-20-may
  3. Involvement in the GRC project funded by Rockefeller Foundation to promote resilience in the Sahel. Project partners are in Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal. More about this can be read at http://www.groundswellinternational.org/burkina-faso/ae6-a-new-program-to-promote-resilience-in-the-sahel/
  4. Participation in a nutrition strengthening workshop organised by GRC and a workshop on farmers’ seeds, in which researchers from Thiès University shared information about advances in research on farmers’ seed issues.