Communique of the Fifth General Assembly of the IGAD Platform for Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainability in the Horn of Africa (IDDRSI) – 2018

Authors: IGAD
Date: 2018
Status: Open Access


This communique was produced on 11th May 2018 at the 5th IDDRSI Platform General Assembly meeting held at the Laico Lake Victoria Hotel, Entebbe, Uganda; and attended by partners of IDDRSI, including Member States, IGAD Secretariat, Development Partners, UN agencies, Civil Society Organisations and members of the private sector actors, committed to ending drought emergencies in the Horn of Africa. The meeting was opened and chaired by Hon. Musa Ecweru, Minister of State for Relief and Disaster Preparedness, of the Republic of Uganda. The objective of the meeting was to review the progress made in the drought resilience initiative during the past five years and consider proposals for visioning a transformation agenda for the next five years.