Agenda

SESSIONS

Themes

TIME

 

 

 

Session 1 : OPENING CEREMONY

Plenary :

  • Chaired by the Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development : Hon. Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq,
  • Remarks by the Representative of the World Bank for West and Central Africa
  • Remarks by the Executive Secretary of LCBC,
  • Official Photographs of VIPs,
  • Objectives and outcomes of the Annual Forum on the Development of the Lake Chad Region, by MD/CEO of North East Development Commission (NEDC),
  • Opportunities and challenges of the Lake Chad Region, the role of LCBC, by the Technical Director – LCBC

9h00-10h30

1h30 mins

 

Coffee Break

10h30-11h00

Session 2 : Climate change and natural resources

Moderator : Pr. Zakaria Ousmane Ramadane

Panel Discussions

11h00-12h30

1h30 mins

 

Lunch Break

12h30-14h00

 

 

Session 3 : Peace and Security in the region

Moderator : Prof. Maikorema Zakari (University Abdou Moumouni, Niamey)

Panel Discussions

  • Presentations (4 x 15 mins) will be followed by a question-and-answer series (30 mins)

14h00-15h30

1h30 mins

 

Coffee Break

15h30-16h00

Session 4: Resilience and Development

Moderator : Mr. Alioune Tine, Founder of Africajon Center (Dakar), Senegal

Panel Discussions:

  • Role of Women and Youth in Development and Peace Research in the Lake Chad Basin : Experience of Member States, Nigeria and Cameroon by Mr. Mansour Adam Djibrine (President National Youth Council of Logone and Chari, Division in Cameroon and Mercy Corp, Nigeria)
  • Mission of the Traditional Rulers in the search and maintenance of peace in the Lake Chad Basin : Experience of Member States, Niger and Chad by Katiellou GASSO ABDOU, Traditional Ruler, MAINE SOROA – Niger and Moussa MBODOMI, Traditional Ruler, Amerom, Doudoum local Government, Ngouri, Tchad
  • Problem of Governance of resource management in the Sahel and in the Lake Chad Basin (Gilles Yabi) Think Tank Wathi
  • Media coverage of the security situation in the Lake Chad Basin : Challenges of remote coverage to the challenge of access to sources by Dr.  Seidik Abba, Journalist-Writer, Analyst of African news on several media, France.
  •  Improving the resilience of the populations to climate change effects, (Prof. Koussoumna Libaa, University of Maroua,)
  • Presentations (6 x 10 mins) + 30 mins question-and-answer

16h00-17h30

1h30 mins

 

End of 1st Day

 

SESSIONS

Themes

TIME

Session 5: Knowledge Management

Moderator: Prof. Ibrahim Baba Goni, Université de Maiduguri

Technical Workshops

Thematic 1: Outcome of the Regional Knowledge Management Platform

  • Regional Economic Memorandum (REM), by the World Bank Working Group,
  • Risk and Resilience Assessment (RRA), by the World Bank Working Group,
  • Bio-physical indicators for monitoring agro-ecosystems to assess the vulnerability of communities (Pr Brice Sinsin, University of Abomey Calavi-Benin),
  • Media coverage of the security situation in the Lake Chad Basin: Challenges of remote coverage to the challenge of access to sources, Mr Seidik Abba, Journalist-Writer, Analyst of African news on several media, France.

8h30 – 10h00

 

Session 6: Implementation of Projects and Programmes in the Lake Chad Basin, Lessons Learned

Moderator: Pr Allou Mahaman Tidjani (University Abdou Moumouni)

Thematic2: Capitalization of achievements of projects and programs in the Lake Chad Basin

  • Experience of MCRP in the stabilization of Lake Chad region,
  • PROLAC: a solution to the recovery of development in the Lake Chad Region, by the PIUs of Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria, and Chad,
  • Experience of the Lake Chad Inclusive Economic and Social Recovery Project (RESILAC), by the representative of the RESILAC Project,
  • Intervention of PRODEBALT by LCBC,
  • PRESIBALT intervention to strengthen the resilience of socio-ecological systems in the Lake Chad Basin, by the PRESIBALT Regional Coordinator,
  • Climate change adaptation measures, the experience of the GIZ/LCBC Project, by the GIZ/LCBC Project Manager,
  • Improving the Management of Lake Chad through the Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme (SAP) by the GEF/UNDP/LCBC Project Coordinator.
  • The presentations will be structured in 45 mm of presentation 30 minutes of discussion 15 minutes of reporting

8h30-10h00

 

 

Session 7: Parallel Session

Link between conflict, environmental degradation, and climate change

 

Moderator: Dr ALI Abdelrahmane Haggar (University of  N’Djamena)

Technical Workshops

Thematic 3 : Climate Change and Fragility

  • Factor of fragility, risk and conflict in the Lake Chad Basin by the World Bank working Group,
  • Links between conflicts and environmental degradation in the Lake Chad Basin, (Mr. Boukari Bintoumi Biri Kassoum, University of Diffa),

Thematic 4 : Resilience and Development

  • Resilient livelihoods, Connectivity, Research and regional dialogue by the World Bank working Group,
  • Issue of construction of infrastructures of connectivity and mobility and their impact on the development of rural communities in the Lake Chad Basin: (Dr Awat HISSEINE MAHAMAT, University of N’Djamena),
  • Crisis and Development in the Lake Chad Region, (Giraud Magrin, Representing IRD, Univ-Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Pr. Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos, Politiste, Director of Research IRD)

8h30-10h00

 

Coffee break

10H00-10h30

Session 7 (continue) Restitution

Restitution of technical workshops

10h30-11h40

Chief Rapporteur

(Dr. Sitou Lawali, Reader, University Dan Dicko of Maradi)

  • Elaboration of the roadmap to address the issues of development, fragility conflict violence in the Lake Chad region
  • Drafting of recommendations and resolutions

11h40-13h00

 

Lunch Break

13h00-14h00

Session 8: Final Communiqué and Closing of Forum

Chief Rapporteur

Plenary:

  • Adoption of the recommendations and reading of Final Communiqué
  • Closing ceremony

14h00-16h00

English