IITA-CSAT scaling activity flourishes; welcomes Norwegian Ambassador to Mali
The IITA-Climate Smart Agricultural Technologies (CSAT) project continues to advance with activities in Mali and Niger. CSAT Mali and CSAT Niger are working to scale climate-smart technologies in Sahelian regions and provide farmers with options for better adaptation to climate change. Also, the project is funding research to develop additional opportunities for better adaptation in increased resilience.
Being executed simultaneously in both countries and funded by the Kingdom of Norway, the project will run for five years, till 2024. CSAT Mali covers 32 communes under the Kayes, Koulikoro, Sikasso, and Segou regions.
On 23 October, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Mali, His Excellency Vegar Brynildsen, visited the IITA-CSAT project activities in the Koulikoro region. IITA-CSAT Coordinator Tahirou Abdoulaye received the Ambassador and his team from the Norwegian Embassy.