At a first meeting, on 19 January 2017, CECI, RENAPESS, ORFED and Quartiers du Monde shared their actions, programs and agendas with the aim of identifying how to collaborate together. They plan to jointly consider how a shared programmme to formalize a framework of actions and strengthen the annual report on SSE National policy. Thus would take advantage of their respective strengths and also support SSE from a gender perspective.
They also plan to carry out a first joint action on SSE training with a gender perspective in April in Bamako; the participation will be limited to the ORFED technical team, RENAPESS and CECI partners aand representatives of the GRAINES team. The trainers will be Ethel Cote and Ada Bazan, both members of the RIPESS working group on Women & ESS. During this mission, the collective entrepreneurship development tools with a gender perspective that have now been tried and tested for several years will be used to support viable entrepreneurial development.