In the bid to improve effectiveness and actualization of its objectives. The Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) has organized training for its staff in Security Risk Assessment and Management Plan and Building Climate Change Resilience as well as Capacity for Infrastructure Engineers

The trainings which took place in Lagos state recently, are geared towards enhancing the capacity of RAAMP Infrastructure engineers on how to manage the supervising consultants and contractors during the project implementation; assist the engineers with strategies on quality assurance during the design and construction period, equip participants with the knowledge necessary to recognize climate-related risks in RAAMP interventions and to suggest approaches that will facilitate the mainstreaming of climate change vulnerability, adaptation, and resilience elements into project planning, execution, monitoring, and evaluation.

Speaking at the event, the national Coordinator RAAMP, Engr Aminu Bodinga Mohammed in his opening remarks underscored the need for capacity building as it would develop and strengthen the skills, instincts, abilities, processes and resources needed to survive, adapt, and thrive in a fast-changing world

Engr. Aminu also stated that the Project is committed to equipping the skills of staff through training, while urging the staff to take the training seriously he also enjoined them to put what they have learnt into practice to ensure that the project achieves its objectives.

He expressed his profound appreciation to the World Bank and AFD for their technical and financial support and also to the organizers of the event.

Amadi Vivian
Development Communication Officer