Seasonal forecasts are key for resilience. They allow us to plan early and reduce the impacts of extreme weather events, increasingly frequent under a changing climate.
This webinar aims at demystifying Seasonal forecasts by allowing participants to submit any type of question they might have associated with seasonal forecasting. Why are seasonal forecasts important? How should we use them? Are they reliable? Are they used widely for planning in Africa?
The discussion will be moderated by Diana Njeru from BBC Media Action and the panel will feature three speakers.
This Webinar is part of a series of Webinars organized by …
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Pre-GHACOF 59 Climate Prediction Development Workshop
This capacity building and climate prediction development workshop for climate experts from the participating National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) is scheduled to take place from 16 to 20 August 2021.
- Note: Attendance is by …
ROAD TO COP26: Climate Change Negotiation Training for IGAD Member States
Annually, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) holds international negotiations on climate change where decisions that inform international climate policy frameworks and strategies are made. In order to increase African voice on …
Invitation to the FSNWG July 2021 Meeting
We would like to invite you to our next Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG) meeting that will take place on Thursday, 29 July 2021, starting from 9:30 AM.
An agenda and meeting …
Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Africa
Low-income countries particularly in tropical and sub-tropical regions are especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change, because of their existing exposure to an already fragile environment and their economic and social sensitivity to climate …
IGAD Member State Agriculture and Food Security Focal Points Virtual Training on Agriculture Monitoring for Eastern Africa using Earth Observation for Crop and Rangelands
The training workshop is intended to equip member states agriculture and food security focal points and agrometeorological experts with the knowledge and skills to facilitate the adoption and use of the Agriculture Monitoring for Eastern …
Regional Data Managers Biannual Meeting on Climate Data Sharing Framework
The National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) share data with their counterparts globally through the Global Telecommunications System (GTS) for a few selected synoptic stations to assist in forecasting activities as guided by World Meteorological …