Our mandates

With reference to the Constitution of ACMAD, the Centre’s  purpose is to improve understanding of atmospheric and climatic processes over Africa, collect, analyze and disseminate meteorological and hydrological information, provide a meteorological watch and early warning system over Africa and promote the training of African scientists and technicians in the application of meteorology for development.
With reference to Decision 2 of the United Economic Commission for Africa’s Conference of Ministers in 1996 sharpening the objectives and long term goal of ACMAD, the Centre’s is the a continental weather and climate watch institution for Africa and the African Centre of excellence for meteorological Application for sustainable development .

As the  continental weather and climate watch institution for Africa, ACMAD provides:

– Regular continental  medium to long range weather and climate prediction

Continental early warnings on drought, tropical cyclones and other extremes

As the  African Centre of Excellence for meteorological applications  for sustainable development  for Africa, ACMAD  provides:

–  Capacity building  on the applications of meteorology for sustainable social and economic development  at the national level;

– Development of methodologies  and techniques for applications at national and sub regional levels;

–  Stronger participation in global climate and weather watch programmes;

-Specialized training to relevant professionals  and development practitioners in Africa;

–  Appropriate research, data, and networking facilities  to research programmes in Africa.

ACMAD DECISIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

N¬į Type Subject Date for adoption Body COMMENTS
01 Resolution 540 (xx) Decision on the creation of ACMAD Centre April 1985 UNECA Conference of Ministers  
02 Resolution 621 (XXII) ACMAD Constitution approval 24 April 1987 UNECA Conference of Ministers  
03 Resolution 651 (XXIII) Adoption of table of assessed contribution of member states 1989 UNECA Conference of Ministers  
04 Resolution 741 (XXVII) Adoption of ACMAD Work Programme and Bugdet for 1992-1992 April 1992 UNECA Conference of Ministers  
05 Resolution 755 (XXVIII) Adoption of ACMAD board membership May 1993 UNECA Conference of Ministers  
06 Decision 2 (XXV) Adoption of ACMAD Work Programme and Bugdet for 1994-1996 2 May 1994 UNECA Conference of Ministers  
07 Decision 2(XXXI) Sharpening the long term goals and objectives of ACMAD 1996 UNECA Conference of Ministers  
08 Resolution 827 (XXII) Rationalization of Institutions under the aegis of UNECA 1997 UNECA Conference of Ministers  
09 M.O.U OMM/CEA Memorandum of Understanding 1999 ECA and WMO  
10 Management Document BoG-15 ACMAD’S financial Regulation June 2011 ACMAD/BoG  
11 Resolution CEA/CM 651(XXIII) Table of assessed contributions of African countries to ACMAD 1988-1993 UNECA Conference of Ministers  
12 Management Document BoG ACMAD’s Operating Plan and Budget  Version 2 2020-2023 ACMAD/BOG  
13 Management Document BoG ACMAD’s Strategic Plan update
Version2
2020-2023 ACMAD/BOG  
14 Management Document BoG

ACMAD’S QUADRIENNAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Version2

Version1

2019-2022 ACMAD/BOG  
15 Management Document BoG Highlights of ACMAD’s Achievements, version 1 2019-2022 ACMAD/BOG
16 Management Document BoG Highlights of ACMAD’s Achievements, version 2 2019-2022 ACMAD/BOG
17 Management Document BoG Administrative, financial and accounting procedure manual-2020 ACMAD/BoG7ext  
With reference to the Constitution of ACMAD, the Centre’s¬† purpose is to improve understanding of atmospheric and climatic processes over Africa, collect, analyze and disseminate meteorological and hydrological information, provide a meteorological watch and early warning system over Africa and promote the training of African scientists and technicians in the application of meteorology for development.
With reference to Decision 2 of the United Economic Commission for Africa’s Conference of Ministers in 1996 sharpening the objectives and long term goal of ACMAD, the Centre’s is the a continental weather and climate watch institution for Africa and the African Centre of excellence for meteorological Application for sustainable development .

As the  continental weather and climate watch institution for Africa, ACMAD provides:

РRegular continental  medium to long range weather and climate prediction

Continental early warnings on drought, tropical cyclones and other extremes

As the  African Centre of Excellence for meteorological applications  for sustainable development  for Africa, ACMAD  provides:

–¬† Capacity building¬† on the applications of meteorology for sustainable social and economic development¬† at the national level;

РDevelopment of methodologies  and techniques for applications at national and sub regional levels;

–¬† Stronger participation in global climate and weather watch programmes;

-Specialized training to relevant professionals  and development practitioners in Africa;

–¬† Appropriate research, data, and networking facilities¬† to research programmes in Africa.

ACMAD DECISIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

N¬įTypeSubjectDate for adoptionBodyCOMMENTS
01Resolution 540 (xx)Decision on the creation of ACMAD Centre April 1985UNECA Conference of Ministers 
02Resolution 621 (XXII)ACMAD Constitution approval24 April 1987UNECA Conference of Ministers 
03Resolution 651 (XXIII)Adoption of table of assessed contribution of member states 1989UNECA Conference of Ministers 
04Resolution 741 (XXVII)Adoption of ACMAD Work Programme and Bugdet for 1992-1992 April 1992UNECA Conference of Ministers 
05Resolution 755 (XXVIII)Adoption of ACMAD board membershipMay 1993UNECA Conference of Ministers 
06Decision 2 (XXV)Adoption of ACMAD Work Programme and Bugdet for 1994-19962 May 1994UNECA Conference of Ministers 
07Decision 2(XXXI)Sharpening the long term goals and objectives of ACMAD1996UNECA Conference of Ministers 
08Resolution 827 (XXII)Rationalization of Institutions under the aegis of UNECA1997UNECA Conference of Ministers 
09M.O.U OMM/CEAMemorandum of Understanding1999ECA and WMO 
10Management Document BoG-15ACMAD’S financial RegulationJune 2011ACMAD/BoG¬†
11Resolution CEA/CM 651(XXIII)Table of assessed contributions of African countries to ACMAD1988-1993UNECA Conference of Ministers 
12Management Document BoGACMAD’s Operating Plan and Budget2020-2023ACMAD/BOG¬†
13Management Document BoGACMAD’s Strategic Plan update2020-2023ACMAD/BOG¬†
14Management Document BoG

Version1
ACMAD’S QUADRIENNAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Version 2

2019-2022ACMAD/BOG 
15Management Document BoGHighlights of ACMAD’s Achievements, version 12019-2022ACMAD/BOG
16Management Document BoGHighlights of ACMAD’s Achievements, version 22019-2022ACMAD/BOG
17Management Document BoGAdministrative, financial and accounting proceduremanual-2020ACMAD/BoG7ext 

Table of countries having ratified the ACMAD texts

Algerie


Angola

Benin

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroun

Congo

Cote d'ivoire

Djibouti

Egypte

Ethiopie

Gabon

Guinée conakry

Ile maurice

Kenya

Libye

Madagascar

Malawi

Mali

Maroc

Niger

Nigeria

Rwanda

Senegal

Seychelles

Sudan

Togo

Tunisie