Thirty-nine participants from 14 ECOWAS and CILSS member countries took part at this workshop held from November 17 to 19, 2015 in Cotonou (BENIN).
The International Institute for Environment and Development recently published: A framework for mainstreaming climate resilience in development planning.
Despite the difficulties in these sectors, the organizer reported 20% growth in the number of exhibitors. 'Impressive was the share of the foreign companies - over 60% of the participants.
"In the last decade, the EU has provided EUR 3.3 billion to UNDP’s activities in 115 countries (many more if including also regional and global programmes) through the signature of around 800 contracts.
Some key results include: