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East Africa Drought Watch Factsheet

This Factsheet provides a detailed technical description of the Combined Drought Indicator (CDI) as implemented in the East Africa Drought Watch, and which is used for detecting and monitoring areas that either are affected or …

07 Dec 2021 Read More
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Technical guidelines for using CP4-Africa simulation data

This guide provides a practical overview of the first pan-African, kilometre-scale convection-permitting regional climate simulations (CP4-Africa), run as part of the Future Climate for Africa (FCFA) programme’s Improving Model Processes for African Climate (IMPALA) project. …

25 Nov 2021 Read More
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Evaluation of the Skill of Monthly Precipitation Forecasts from Global Prediction Systems over the Greater Horn of Africa

The skill of precipitation forecasts from global prediction systems has a strong regional and seasonal dependence. Quantifying the skill of models for different regions and time scales is important, not only to improve forecast skill, …

23 Sep 2021 Read More
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Summary for Decision Makers, October to December 2021

Download our latest Summary for Decision Makers with impacts and advisories for the following sectors: 

  • Disaster risk management
  • Agriculture and food security
  • Livestock
  • Water and Energy
  • Health
  • Environment and Forestry 

How should I use seasonal …

08 Sep 2021 Read More
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Using co-production to improve the appropriate use of sub-seasonal forecasts in Africa

Forecasts on sub-seasonal to seasonal (S2S) timescales have huge potential to aid preparedness and disaster risk reduction planning decisions in a variety of sectors. However, realizing this potential depends on the provision of reliable information …

03 Sep 2021 Read More
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The African SWIFT project: growing science capability to bring about a revolution in weather prediction.

Africa is poised for a revolution in the quality and relevance of weather predictions, with potential for great benefits in terms of human and economic security. This revolution will be driven by recent international progress …

05 Aug 2021 Read More
Policy Brief
Policy Brief
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Lessons and recommendations for Weather and Climate Information Services (WCIS) from the WISER programme

This report highlights the lessons and recommendations for Weather and Climate Information

Services (WCIS) from the WISER programme.

02 Aug 2021 Read More
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ICPAC SHEAR Learning Event Report

The SHEAR Learning Event on Operationalization and Sustainability of Prototype Products was organized by ICPAC in collaboration with KMD, KRCS and UNMA between 30-31 March 2021. The event aimed to share and learn from experiences …

02 Aug 2021 Read More
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Report of the 58 Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) held its GHACOF58 virtually using Airmeet platform. The GHACOF58 issued the June to September 2021 rainfall forecasts for the region, including …

01 Jul 2021 Read More