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Presentation of the Hydromet-BF

The Project to Strengthen Climate Resilience in Burkina Faso (HYDROMET Project) was born from the common will of the Government of Burkina Faso, the International Development Association (IDA) and the Green Climate Fund ( FVC). It aims to build the capacities of the National Meteorological Agency (ANAM), the General Directorate of Civil Protection (DGPC), the Early Warning System (SAP), the Permanent Secretariat of the National Relief Council. Emergency and Rehabilitation (SP / CONASUR) and the Directorate General of Water Resources (DGRE) for the prevention and management of crises linked to climate change. The HYDROMET project is executed by the Ministry of Transport, Urban Mobility and Road Safety (MTMUSR) through the Transport and Meteorology Program in collaboration with the five (05) structures mentioned above. It is part of the HYDROMET IN AFRICA PROGRAM which aims to provide the countries and populations of the continent with reliable and real-time data on meteorological, hydrological and climatic conditions, in order to help them strengthen their resilience to climate change. and achieve their economic development goals. The project generally targets populations, particularly vulnerable populations, and institutions for disaster prevention and management in Burkina Faso. The intervention strategy is based on building the technical and institutional capacities of the main agencies involved in risk prevention and disaster management in Burkina Faso for greater efficiency. The HYDROMET project saw the light of day in Burkina Faso on May 14, 2018 by Joint Decree No. 2019-015 / MTMUSR / MINEFID and entered into force on April 19, 2019. Its overall cost is estimated at thirty-three million (33 000,000) of US dollars or eighteen billion one hundred and fifty million (18,150,000,000) FCFA francs. The duration of the project is five (05) years.