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March 7, 2017

A District Level Stakeholders Consultation Workshop on Tanzania’s National Framework for Climate Services (NFCS) was held on 23 February 2017 in Kiteto District, Manyara Region. Organized by the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA), the workshop is part of the implementation of the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) programme.

March 7, 2017

The 6th training course on "Climatology, Foundation for Climate Services," a two-week training held annually at the Meteorology School of Météo-France  in  Toulouse  (ENM), took place in February 2017.  This year, a French-language session brought together 12 French-speaking countries.

March 1, 2017

The media can serve as a gatekeeper between scientific experts, who study and analyze climate, and the general public, who may not have the time or inclination to delve into detailed reports. The media also has the power to alter perceptions and influence public opinion.

February 9, 2017

Africa is highly vulnerable to climate variability and climate change.  When drought strikes and farmers are unprepared, food security and livelihoods suffer.  In Sub-Saharan Africa, agriculture contributes 14 percent of gross domestic product.

December 7, 2016

The UN Climate talks in Marrakech put a spotlight on adaptation of African agriculture, including innovations that help farmers shield themselves against climate impacts.

The webinar is accessible here

November 10, 2016

C’est assurément l’aboutissement d’un processus participatif et inclusif qui a démarré depuis Avril 2013, sous le leadership et la coordination de la Direction Générale de la Météorologique Nationale (DGMN) et le soutien technique et financier de la coordination régionale du Cadre Mondial pour les Services Climatique (CMSC) ainsi que de l’OMM.

October 31, 2016

The Pacific Island Climate Outlook Forum (PICOF) has issued its Regional climate outlook and tropical cyclone outlook for 2016/2017. The forum, which took place on 17th and 18th of October in Nadi, Fiji, had a specific focus on the impacts of the 2015/16 El Niño.

October 17, 2016

Pacific island meteorologists and disaster management experts are gathering on the cusp of the Tropical Cyclone season for the Pacific to discuss the seasonal climate forecast ahead and the best way to prepare for any adverse weather.

October 4, 2016
September 6, 2016

As climate change increasingly affects the world, Africa is at risk of facing severe impacts given its geographical position and limited adaptive capacity, exacerbated by widespread poverty and low levels of development.

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