Aug 23, 2022
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GHACOF 62: Managing Climate Risks for Resilience

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Type: Climate Forum
Location: Hybrid
Start Date: 23 Aug, 2022 08:00 AM
End Date: 25 Aug, 2022 05:00 PM
Timezone: GMT+03:00 Africa/Nairobi

Seasonal forecast for October, November, December (OND) 2022

The Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 62) will bring together climate scientists, researchers, users from key socio-economic sectors, governmental and non-governmental organizations, development partners, decision-makers, and civil society stakeholders among others.

The theme of the conference is "Managing Climate Risks for Resilience"

The main objectives of the forum will be to:

  • Review the impact of June - August 2022 season
  • Present the regional forecast for the October - December 2022 season
  • Present the expected impact of the forecast and advisories for key sectors in each country
  • Provide a marketplace for decision makers, climate scientists, researchers, and users of climate information

Working groups to co-produce climate services and advisories will take place in the following sectors:

  • Agriculture and food security
  • Disaster risk management
  • Water and energy
  • Livestock and rangelands
  • Health
  • Environment and forests
  • Conflict early warning
  • Climate change
  • Media and communications

The forum is a hybrid event that will be held physically in Mombasa, Kenya, and virtually on Zoom.

Additional Materials

08:00 AM
Welcome and introductions
08:00 AM - 08:30 AM

Welcome and introductions

Participants join zoom and self-introduction by video and through chat box

Linda Ogallo
Linda Ogallo moderator
08:30 AM
Official Opening Ceremony
08:30 AM - 09:00 AM

Official Opening Ceremony

● Remarks by ICPAC (10 min)

● Remarks by Host Country (10 min)

● Eastern Africa JJA 2022 season Performance

Anthony Mwanthi
Anthony Mwanthi speaker
09:00 AM
Review of Previous Season
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Review of Previous Season

Previous season impact discussions and validation

Zachary Atheru
Zachary Atheru moderator
10:15 AM
Agriculture and food security co-production session
10:15 AM - 01:00 PM

Agriculture and food security co-production session

Co-production and product development session for the agriculture and food security sector

Oliver Kipkogei
Oliver Kipkogei moderator
Conflict and security co-production session
10:15 AM - 01:00 PM

Conflict and security co-production session

Co-production and product development session for the conflict and security sector

Andrew Malinga
Andrew Malinga moderator
Disaster risk management co-production session
10:15 AM - 01:00 PM

Disaster risk management co-production session

Co-production and product development session for disaster risk management sector

Jully Ouma
Jully Ouma moderator
Environment & forestry co-production session
10:15 AM - 01:00 PM

Environment & forestry co-production session

Co-production and product development session for the environment and forestry sector

Eugene Kayijamahe
Eugene Kayijamahe moderator
Health & nutrition co-production session
10:15 AM - 01:00 PM

Health & nutrition co-production session

Co-production and product development session for the health and nutrition sector

Paulino Omay
Paulino Omay moderator
Livestock and rangelands co-production session
10:15 AM - 01:00 PM

Livestock and rangelands co-production session

Co-production and product development session for the livestock and rangelands sector

Caroline Kirungu
Caroline Kirungu moderator
Media co-production session
10:15 AM - 01:00 PM

Media co-production session

Co-production and product development session for the media for climate sector

Emebet Jiggsa
Emebet Jiggsa moderator
Water resources & energy co-production session
10:15 AM - 01:00 PM

Water resources & energy co-production session

Co-production and product development session for the water resources and energy sector

Mohammed Hassan
Mohammed Hassan moderator
Climate change co-production session
10:15 AM - 01:00 PM

Climate change co-production session

Co-production and product development session for the climate change sector

Philip Omondi
Philip Omondi moderator
08:00 AM
Welcome and Introduction
08:00 AM - 08:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction

Recap of previous day and Impacts Video

Linda Ogallo
Linda Ogallo moderator
08:30 AM
Looking back: Performance and impacts of the June to August 2022 season
08:30 AM - 09:50 AM

Looking back: Performance and impacts of the June to August 2022 season

Discussions by Sectors on Overview of June - August sectoral impacts

● Agriculture and Food Security

● Disaster Risk Management

● Environment & Forestry

● Water Resources & Energy

● Livestock and Rangelands

● Health & Nutrition

● Conflict & Security (CEWARN)

09:50 AM
State of the Climate: October to December 2022 seasonal forecast
09:50 AM - 10:25 AM

State of the Climate: October to December 2022 seasonal forecast

  • Current state of global climate system Stefan Lines, UK Met Office
  • Eastern Africa October-December 2022 seasonal forecast, ICPAC
  • Plenary Discussions (moderator reads questions from chat box)
10:40 AM
Agriculture and food security impacts and advisories working group
10:40 AM - 01:00 PM

Agriculture and food security impacts and advisories working group

Agriculture and food security working group on impacts and advisories

Oliver Kipkogei
Oliver Kipkogei moderator
Conflict and security impacts and advisories working group
10:40 AM - 01:00 PM

Conflict and security impacts and advisories working group

Conflict and security working group on impacts and advisories

Andrew Malinga
Andrew Malinga moderator
Disaster risk management impacts and advisories working group
10:40 AM - 01:00 PM

Disaster risk management impacts and advisories working group

Disaster risk management working group on impacts and advisories

Jully Ouma
Jully Ouma moderator
Environment and forestry impacts and advisories working group
10:40 AM - 01:00 PM

Environment and forestry impacts and advisories working group

Environment and forestry working group on impacts and advisories

Eugene Kayijamahe
Eugene Kayijamahe moderator
Health and nutrition impacts and advisories working group
10:40 AM - 01:00 PM

Health and nutrition impacts and advisories working group

Health and nutrition working group on impacts and advisories

Paulino Omay
Paulino Omay moderator
Livestock and rangelands impacts and advisories working group
10:40 AM - 01:00 PM

Livestock and rangelands impacts and advisories working group

Livestock and rangelands working group on impacts and advisories

Caroline Kirungu
Caroline Kirungu moderator
Media for climate impacts and advisories working group
10:40 AM - 01:00 PM

Media for climate impacts and advisories working group

Media for climate working group on impacts and advisories

Emebet Jiggsa
Emebet Jiggsa moderator
Water and energy impacts and advisories working group
10:40 AM - 01:00 PM

Water and energy impacts and advisories working group

Water and energy working group on impacts and advisories

Mohammed Hassan
Mohammed Hassan moderator
08:30 AM
GHACOF 62 main event
08:30 AM - 01:00 PM

GHACOF 62 main event

Session I: Opening

Session II: Looking ahead: October to December 2022 seasonal advisories

Session III: Panel discussion on Early Action

Session IV: Release of the seasonal forecast

Linda Ogallo
Linda Ogallo moderator