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Aid Effectiveness Workshop Wraps up

Sep 25, 2008, 5:00 AM | Article By: By Lamin Darboe

A one-day workshop on aid effectiveness ended recently at TANGO head office in Kanifing.

The forum which brought together various stakeholders including NGO officials and journalists was funded by Action Aid The Gambia.

Addressing the closing ceremony, Action Aid Policy Manager Lamin Nyangado said the workshop was meant to raise awareness among civil society organisations and other stakeholders about aid effectiveness and the Paris Agenda, build or strengthen common understanding about donor practices example conditionalities, parallel planning, budgeting and reporting.

He stressed that the workshop will help build better and stronger relationships that are mutually supportive and beneficial to the citizens.

Director of Tango, Mr.Ousman Yarboe, thanked the participants for effectively participating in the workshop while urging them to put the knowledge acquired into good use. He described the workshop as very important for The Gambia.