Sept. 2, 2019 (NAIROBI, Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning inaugurated its Second Annual Resilience Share Fair under the regional organization’s Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainability Initiative (IDDRSI) in Nairobi.
This event whose theme is ‘Consolidating the Path to Resilience and Sustainability’ is the second of its kind. It is preceding the 10th IDDRSI Platform Steering Committee Meeting and the 6th IDDRSI General Assembly to be held on Sept. 4-5 and Sept. 6 respectively at the same venue.
The IDDRSI Forum and Share Fair is a two-day programme, featuring Keynote Presentations, Panel Discussions, Workshops, Break-out Sessions, Knowledge Cafés, Poster Presentations and Exhibitions. It has attracted more than 200 participants from the IGAD region, including national experts, government officials, research scientists, resilience practitioners, specialists, aid workers and regional and international staff involved in the implementation of IDDRSI and related thematic areas.