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April 17, 2013
Climate information improves

Recent advances in science and technology offer the prospect of further improvements in quality of climate information and prediction services, a senior Kenyan government official has said.
“Extreme environmental events can have a catastrophic impact on society, and they are of particular concern,” Geoffrey Wahungu, director-general of the National Management Authority, said.

April 6, 2013
Nigeria inaugurates Inter-ministerial committee on national framework for application of climate services

On April 5th President Namadi Sambo inaugurated an Inter-ministerial Committee on National Framework for Application of Climate Services.

March 26, 2013
Comandante en jefe de la FACh destaca a la Dirección Meteorológica que cumplió 129 años

La Dirección Meteorológica (DMC) conmemoró este martes sus 129 años de existencia, con una ceremonia encabezada por su director Guillermo Navarro, a la que también se sumó el comandante en jefe de la FACh, Jorge Rojas.

February 13, 2013
Norway commits additional 60 Million NOK to GFCS

Storms, floods and drought are becoming more and more frequent in Africa, causing huge problems for the continent. Africa is also more vulnerable to climate change than any other continent 

February 12, 2013
Seminar on Climate Services in Norway

Seminar on the importance of Climate Services to ensure healthy people, secure water and food and avoided disasters with a focus on the most vulnerable people.

January 22, 2013
C.O.I.: Adoption d'une stratégie régionale d’adaptation au changement climatique

Au terme du projet Acclimate, les Etats membres de la COI adoptent la stratégie régionale d’adaptation au changement climatique.

January 3, 2013
“With habitat loss and biodiversity decline, we have lost valuable climate pattern indicators”

“Before, our rainy seasons were longer. We were able to predict weather and seasonal changes by observing animal behavior in their natural habitats,” Paul Thiaw, a local Senegalese farmer, told researchers at a recent workshop on climate services.

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