01 Mar 2018
1 March was marked by some important leadership changes in West Africa’s regional organisations. The Ivorian Jean-Claude Brou took office as new head of the ECOWAS Commission. CILSS also took an important step forward by appointing Souleymane Ouédraogo from Burkina Faso as the new general director of the CILSS Regional Agrhymet Centre, based in Niamey. The Togolese Kimélabalou Aba became the new general director.