Read the Cop 21 Interviews by the GRET :
3 questions to Mariline Diara, director of Environment and Classified Establishments in Senegal, a focal point for climate change
Mariline Diara, a trained geologist, is Director of Environment and Classified Establishments at the Senegalese Ministry for the Environment and Sustainable Development, a focal point for climate change as part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change for Senegal. She tells us about the mobilisation of the Department of the Environment at Cop 21 in Paris.
Double interview: water and climate change along the Senegal River
Whether its effects on the resource (the water cycle) or on drinking water services, climate change has direct consequences on populations’ access to water, especially in the Sahelian region. A double interview at Cop 21 with Mohamed El Moctar Ould Mohamed, Director of Hydraulics at the Ministry for Hydraulics and Sanitation in Mauritania and Killé SAKHO, the Mayor of Diawara, a town of 15,000 people in Senegal.
Three questions to Marc Vézina of Sedif (French Public Water Service)
On 2 December at Cop 21, the Greater Paris Region Water Service (Sedif) organised a workshop on the “1% solidarity contribution: a pragmatic response to climate change”, bringing together the Greater Paris Region urban services in charge of providing water, electricity and gas, as well as treating waste and sanitation. Mamisoa Andriamihaja of GRET in Madagascar presented a project supported by Sedif in Madagascar. We met with Marc Vézina, of Sedif at this event.