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Summary for Decision Makers, October to December 2020

October to December is an important rainfall season for Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, and southeastern Ethiopia. A drier than usual season is expected in most parts of the region, including Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, …

03 Sep 2020 Read More
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Agriculture Seasonal Monitoring and Early Warning in Eastern Africa

Approximately 60% of the Horn of Africa region is under Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs). Close to 80% of the total population dependent on agriculture which is mainly subsistence and rain-fed. However, rainfall is uneven, …

27 Aug 2020 Read More
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Climate change and locust outbreak in East Africa

From the end of 2019 to early 2020, a desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) outbreak across several East African countries posed a serious risk to food security and livelihoods. A second wave is currently active and …

30 Jun 2020 Read More
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Summary for Decision Makers, June to September 2020

June to September is an important season for Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Uganda. A wetter than usual season is forecasted for western and central Sudan, southwestern Ethiopia, southeastern South Sudan, western Kenya, …

29 May 2020 Read More
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Heavy precipitation events over East Africa in a changing climate: results from CORDEX RCMs

The study assesses the performance of 24 model runs from five Coordinated Regional climate Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX) regional climate models (RCMs) in simulating East Africa’s spatio-temporal precipitation characteristics using a set of eight descriptors: consecutive …

22 May 2020 Read More
Training manuals
Training manuals
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Formation technique sur place sur l'évaluation des risques à l'aide de l'observation de la Terre et des SIG pour Djibouti
  • Module 1: Introduction aux systèmes d'Information Géographiques (GIS)
  • Module 2: Introduction à l'observation de la terre / à la télédétection
  • Module 3: L'évaluation des catastrophes, de la vulnérabilité et des risques
05 May 2020 Read More
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Evaluating Climate Models with an African lens

Africa lags the rest of the world in climate model development. This paper explores the potential for region-specific, process-based evaluation to promote progress in modeling and confidence assessments.

04 May 2020 Read More
Policy Brief
Policy Brief
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Summary for Decision Makers, March to May 2020

March, April, May is an important rainfall season in East Africa. The forecast indicates a high likelihood of a wetter than usual season in western Kenya, south-western and eastern Uganda as well as eastern Rwanda …

28 Apr 2020 Read More
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Projected effects of 1.5° C and 2° C global warming levels on the intra- seasonal rainfall characteristics over the Greater Horn of Africa

This study examines the effects of 1.5 °C and 2 °C global warming levels(GWLs) on intra-seasonal rainfall characteristics over the Greater Horn of Africa. The impacts are analysed based on the outputs of a 25-member …

03 Mar 2020 Read More