OSS-AFD information and exchange meeting, September 29, 2021

29/09/2021

The Coordinators of the OSS departments met this morning with a delegation from the French Development Agency (AFD) made up of Mr. Mathieu Vasseur, Regional Director for North Africa, Mrs. Caroline Rozières, North Africa regional Officer and Collective Intelligence Expert, Mrs. Florence Llorens, AFD project manager and Mrs. Karen Colin de Verdière, Agriculture Water Environment - AFD - Tunisia project manager.

The OSS representatives took the meeting to outline the organization’s 2030 Strategy. They also took the opportunity to present the progress of ongoing projects carried out by the Observatory in collaboration with AFD and finally to unveil the planning for the celebration of the organization's 30th anniversary.

The exchanges also made it possible to discuss the lines of cooperation with a view to strengthening the partnership between the two institutions. In this context, the AFD representatives expressed their keen interest in boosting support for projects and initiatives aimed at raising decision-makers' awareness of issues related to the conservation of ecosystems in Africa.