Project Team

The interventions of the WAIPRO project will be implemented through a consortium of research, professional and implementation institutions under the support of the Comité Inter-Etats de Lutte contre la Sécheresse au Sahel (CILSS) and  the lead of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). The project is funded by USAID.

Partner Institute



Research: water and irrigation management, farm, watershed and basin scale

Leading Agency for research

Hilmy Sally project Leader

Hervé Lévite project manager


Knowledge and information diffusion on food security and use of natural resources.

Leading agency for project management

Clément Ouedraogo

Water Programme Coordinator


Association régionale pour l’irrigation et le drainage en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre



Moussa Amadou Président

Mamounata Semde Secretaire technique

  INERA  Research

Socio-economy,varieties, fertilizers

Understand the needs and propose applied research for direct impact

Prof Dona Dakouo

Dr Youssouf Dembele

Dr Julienne Gue

Matthieu Ouedraogo

Louis Yameogo


   INRAN Research

Productivity analysis and test/introduce varieties for direct impact

Dr Illiassou Mossi Maiga

WASA West Africa Seed Alliance


Dr Adama Neya


The project is also involving National Agricultural Research and Extension Systems (INERA in Burkina Faso and INRAN in Niger), irrigation management institutions (DADI in Burkina Faso, DGGR and ONAHA in Niger), and professional irrigation associations (CNID B in Burkina and ANID in Niger). Finally regional organizations (ROPPA and ARID and ECOWAS water unit) will help in the dissemination phase.


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