ABIDJAN – Wednesday, January 14, 2019: An official delegation from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Tuesday, January 13, 2019 paid a high-level courtesy call on the Management of TRANSCO CLSG in Abidjan, to familiarize itself with the activities of the company and the CLSG interconnection project, and to discuss avenues through which USAID can help to build capacity at TRANSCO CLSG.
The USIAD five-man team headed by Dr. Rockfeler Herusse, Regional Power Africa Representative and Energy Team Leader, met with TRANSCO CLSG General Manager, Mohammed M. Sherif and his senior management team, during which the Director of the CLSG Project Implementation Unit, Etienne Bailly presented the CLSG project.
Dr. Herusse and his delegation were impressed by the CLSG project presentation. He agreed that the CLSG project provides a “great opportunity for our program to help you move forward.” The USAID Executive said working with TRANSCO CLSG provides an opportunity for the two entities to draw out an action plan that will offer training opportunities for staff, technical supports for the operation and maintenance, support for integrated financial management system, among other areas that need improvement.
“Your presentation was straight forward,” Dr. Herusse praised the Management of TRANSCO CLSG for the level of works being done so far in the implementation of the CLSG project. “We can also help with Watershed management. Let us know if that is also your area of concern,” Dr. Herusse emphasized.
In response, The TRANSCO CLSG General Manager thanked the USAID delegation for the courtesy call and assured them of further engagements.