2019 ACMAD’S Scientific Advisory Committee (SACOM)

2019 ACMAD’S Scientific Advisory Committee (SACOM)¬†

meeting on the development of 2019-2022 Strategic Plan

Dates: May 06-09, 2019

Venue: Niamey, Niger ( ACMAD’s headquarters).

 

Driving growth and economic development by focusing on cooperation and integration of African States in the main aim of the African Union. Combating climate change in among the Sustainable Development Goals and ACMAD was established in 1985 by resolution 540 of the UN Economic Commission for Africa Conference of Ministers to provide continental scale weather and climate watches and act as the centre of excellence for the application of Meteorology for Development of Africa.

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2018 Training of Trainers (ToT)

2018 Training of Trainers (ToT) for to Build capacity for Establishment of National Frameworks for Climate Services across Sahel in Africa

Dates: February 6-9, 2018

Venue: Niamey, Niger (ACMAD’s headquarters)

The need for improved understanding/ prediction of the climate system, provision and use of climate information to increase resilience in vulnerable sectors of society and economy is recognized as a major challenge in the process to combat climate change.

The Project for Climate Services for Increased Resilience in Sahel (CSIRS) funded by USAID and Norwegian Refugee Council was developed under the leadership of the Global Framework for Climate Services at the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to enable better management of risks and opportunities arising from climate variability and change by strengthening climate services provision capacities of Regional Climate Centres and National Meteorological Services over the Sahel region of Africa.

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