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Improve knowledge for defining resilience priorities under the AGIR initiative

Thursday, 28 June 2018 17:08 Written by 
  • Location(s): Niger
  • Type(s): Solution
  • Theme(s): Transfer of Expertise
  • SDG(s): 17. Partnerships for the Goals
  • Locations in Africa: Niger
  • Types in Africa: Solution
  • Themes in Africa: Transfer of Expertise
  • SDGs in Africa: 17. Partnerships for the Goals
  • Types of ComSec Solutions: Solution


Expert support mission initiated as part of the resilience priority formulation process / AGIR Sahel in Chad.


The AGIR Initiative "Global Alliance for Resilience Initiatives in the Sahel and West Africa" was launched by the West African and Sahel countries, organized within WAEMU, ECOWAS and CILSS, in close collaboration with OECD technical and financial partners. The objective of AGIR is: "To structurally and sustainably reduce food and nutritional vulnerability by providing technical, material and financial support for the implementation of Sahelian and West African policies".

Acting aims to mobilize in a coordinated way and to support regional and national policies in support of strengthening the resilience of vulnerable populations. The aim is to address the causes of acute and chronic food and nutrition crises in the same way, by helping vulnerable households to increase their incomes, access basic infrastructure and social services, and build up a wealth of assets. sustainably strengthening their livelihoods.

For Niger, the AGIR process is an opportunity to reinforce its resilience dimension of the 3N Initiative strategy "Nigeriens feed Nigeriens".


As part of the Global Alliance for the Resilience Initiative in the Sahel (AGIR), UNDP has supported the deployment of experts from Niger's Nigerian NICs program 3N to Chad to strengthen the exchange of information. expertise in the process of formulating national priorities for resilience.

The mission of the Nigerien experts in Chad has accelerated the AGIR process (Global Alliance for the Resilience Initiative in the Sahel) in Chad in particular as regards the definition of priorities, as well as the various pillars of the initiative. The planned next steps include the visit of the Chadian part to Niger to enrich the experience and the reinforcement of the cooperation between these two countries in the framework of the resilience.

Supported by: UNDP

Implementation agency: Niger: Office of the High Commissioner for the 3N Initiative

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