Selected Officers from the management of the West African Centre for Water, Irrigation and Sustainable Agriculture (WACWISA) have participated in a six (6) days training workshop organized by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) which is the National Facilitation Unit (NFU) of ACE Impact Project funded by the Government of Ghana and World Bank.
Trust Training, the facilitation organization of the workshop commenced the workshop with introductory activities. Mr. Edmund Aalandong, NFU Focal Person welcome participants to the workshop, emphasizing the relevance of the training for the project. Dr. Sylvia Mkandawire, the ACE Impact Project Manager in her opening remarks indicated that the training was key to the success of the ACE Impact project and as the Regional Facilitating Unit (RFU), the AAU was excited to be part of the training. On his part, the Director General of the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC), Prof. Mohammed Salifu indicated his outfit organized the training as a follow up to a previous workshop organized in Accra, aimed at building the capacity of the ACE Centres to effectively deliver their respective goals.
The workshop which took place at the Capital View Hotel in Koforidua, from the 25th to 30th September, 2021 engaged participants from the nine (9) ACEs on three (3) main components of the workshop; Environmental and Social Safeguards, Monitoring and Evaluation, Endowment and Independent Fund Raising.
The WACWISA team that participated in the workshop include:
- Felix K. Abagale (Centre Leader)
- Mamudu A. Akudugu (Centre M&E Coordinator)
- Dzigbodi A. Doke (Centre Environmental and Social Safeguards Coordinator)
- Alhaji Mohammed Hardi Shaibu (Centre Finance Coordinator)
- Duke Fredua Agyemang (Centre Procurement Coordinator).