A Workshop for the Development of a National Investment Plan for the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Transhumance and Related Topics
From April 19 to 20, 2023 a workshop for the development of a national investment plan for Nigeria on transhumance and related topics was held in Abuja, NIGERIA.
This workshop, funded by the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) Facilitation of the Federal Republic of Germany, aimed to:
- Bring together all sectoral stakeholders involved in the Nigeria CIP development process (partners, government ministries and the national working group).
- Organise thematic working groups to carry out initial data collection for the CIP.
- Establish the CIP drafting team for Nigeria, who will submit a draft document for approval and integration into the consolidated West Block CIP.
The workshop focused on the major strategic outcomes of the implementation of the N'Djamena Declaration, namely: (1) the national and sub-regional legal framework; (2) protected area management and anti-poaching strategies; (3) sustainable natural resource management and transhumance; (4) communication strategies for transborder protected areas and transhumance; and (5) the peace and security component in relation to protected areas and transhumance.
At the end of the workshop:
- Data from the Nigeria CIP was consolidated and forwarded to the Task Force in charge of the CIP drafting process.
- A roadmap for the CIP Nigeria drafting process was drawn up, including a recommendation for institutional anchoring (supervisory ministry).
- The CIP drafting team was able to produce a first draft of the CIP Nigeria and align it with the West Block investment plan at the block level.
This thematic summary and Compendium serve to compile the discussions, recommendations and conclusions reached over 4 intensive days of work in thematic ateliers (Streams), plenary, side events and political discussions.
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