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May 16, 2016
Stakeholders gather to craft action plan to build climate sensitive sectors’ resilience

Stakeholders today, began participating in a two-day National Consultation on Climate Services, intended to guide the development and application of science-based climate information and services in support of decision making in climate sensitive sectors.

The event also seeks to strengthen the interactions between climate service providers and those that utilise the services.

May 13, 2016
International Training Course on Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS)

The International Training Course on the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) was held on 5-15 April 2016 in Beijing at China Meteorological Administration's Regional Training Center. Experts from 10 different countries and regions working in the field of climate services participated in the training.

May 4, 2016
Summer Course on Climate and Energy Announcement

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS), the World Energy & Meteorology Council (WEMC) and the EU project EUPORIAS are very pleased to invite you to the Summer Course on Climate and Energy which will run from (Monday) 4th to (Thursday) 7th July 2016 and will be held at the Univer

May 4, 2016
New contributed projects to GFCS by JMA

Japan Meteorological Agency  contributed two new projects to the GFCS:

May 4, 2016

Project Kick-Off in Lima

May 3, 2016
Advancing climate services in Madagascar

Since the national consultation on climate services, which was held in 2015, Madagascar has made important steps towards advancing climate services.

May 2, 2016
Climate services in support of Samoa’s Renewable Energy Strategy

Samoa's ambitious target of producing 100% of its energy from renewable sources by 2017 is now becoming realistic. An innovative climate-forecasting project is helping meet the target.

May 2, 2016

Senegal has signalled top-level political support to scale up climate services and integrate climate information into national development planning.

April 27, 2016
Above-normal rain expected for South Asian monsoon

The WMO South Asia Climate Outlook Forum (SASCOF) has finalized its consensus outlook for the 2016 Southwest Monsoon season.

April 27, 2016
Climate and health experts act on heat waves

Climate and health experts from throughout South Asia gathered at a UN sponsored forum in a bid to improve the management of health risks from heatwaves, which are becoming more frequent and more intense as a result of climate change.

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