Progress report of the Secretariat of the Subregional Focal Point for the Management of Animal Genetic Resources in West and Central Africa (S-RFP-AnGR-WCA)
Activities undertaken and contribution made as of to date:
1. Organization of the workshops of Dakar (March 2010), Libreville (June 2011), Lomé (December 2011) and N’Djamena (August 2014).
These workshops focused on (1) the sharing of national and regional experiences on the characterization, development and implementation of priorities, policies, strategies and action plans for the sustainable management of animal genetic resources; (2) reviewing and improving guidelines for the characterization of animal genetic resources; (3) start the process of establishing a regional coordination mechanism for the sustainable management of animal genetic resources and the effective establishment and implementation with PROGEBE ensuring the Secretariat and Dr. Mamadou Diop, National Coordinator of PROGEBE -Senegal as Chairman of the Steering Committee (SC); (4) the participatory formulation of livestock policies; (5) development of regional projects for the valorization of AnGR in WCA.