- GHACOF 56 Sector group meetings: 25th Aug 2020 9am to 1:00 pm
- GHACOF 56 Plenary: 26 Aug 2020, 9 am - 26 Aug 2020, 1.30 pm
Seasonal Forecast for October to December (OND) 2020
The Fifty Sixth Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 56), will virtually bring together climate scientists, researchers, users from key socio-economic sectors, governmental and non-governmental organisations, development partners, decision-makers, and civil society stakeholders among others.
The main Forum will be held through Zoom in one plenary meeting with presentations and discussion on 26th August.
Sector specific workshops to validate past performance and generate …
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Method to generate and distribute Disaster Alerts with focus on Droughts (East African Drought Observatory)
Introduce to ICPAC personnel Spatial Databases and the SCADO web service, renamed to MUKAU, as a method to generate and distribute Disaster Alerts with focus on Droughts.
Emerging technologies in Earth Observation data analysis and interpretation for forest and wetland monitoring
- Understanding the free and open source tools and platforms offered by the JRC for facilitation of their workflow
- Applying the tools to real life case studies e.g. forest, mangrove, wetlands, protected areas
- Sharing methodologies and …
Participatory Scenario Planning (PSP) Training and Implementation for Kenya for OND 2019 Rainfall Forecast
The aim of the training was to strengthen the capacity of stakeholders in enabling access to, collective interpretation and understanding of seasonal climate forecasts and associated uncertainty into locally relevant information that is useful for …
Flood and Drought Hazard Assessment Using Earth Observation and GIS for Kenyatta University, Kenya
The training aimed at building capacity of graduates and staff on hazard assessment, monitoring and early warning using earth observation and GIS technologies towards disaster risk reduction in the region.
Regional Training of Trainers on Post Disaster Needs Assessment and Disaster Response Framework (PDNA/DRF)
The training aimed at developing a pool of experts in the IGAD region who can deliver professional training on PDNA. Participants included DDRM focal points and national technical officers who were earlier on trained on …
Regional Technical Training Workshop on Flood Risk Assessment, Monitoring and Early Warning
The main objective of this training is to strengthen the technical capacities of the staffs from the focal institutions of member countries on the practical applications of Earth Observation and Geospatial information technology on flood …