Sahel and West Africa Week 2013 › Meeting of the Committee of CILSS Partners
This statutory meeting gathers the Executive Secretariat of the CILSS (Permanent Inter-State Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel – from the French Comité permanent Inter-Etats de Lutte contre la Sécheresse dans le Sahel) and its key partners every year in the framework of the Sahel and West Africa Week to take stock of their collaboration. It brings together the Director Generals of the Agrhymet Centre and the Sahel Institute and their technical and financial partners.
The mission of the CILSS is to undertake research in the area of food security and the fight against the effects of drought and desertification, for a new ecological equilibrium of the Sahel. Main areas of work include: