December 11, 2017
Rwanda's National Framework for Climate Services to mainstream climate science into decision- making

Representatives from climate-sensitive sectors, program managers from government institutions, and other professionals gathered in Nyamata, Bugesera District on 5-7 December to develop Rwanda’s National Framework for Climate Services as part of the Global Framework for Climate Services' implementation.

December 11, 2017

Yesterday, MeteoSwiss received the annual Research Award of the Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) for the Climandes project. The cooperation project between the Peruvian meteorological service SENAMHI and MeteoSwiss and other partners was awarded for their commitment to smallholder farmers in Peru.

November 30, 2017
Climate Classroom @ COP23: Climate Services for Decision Making

Filipe Lucio, director of the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) Office in the WMO Secretariat, delivered a 45-minute Climate Classroom lesson on Climate Services for Decision Making on 8 November 2017 at the COP23 Climate Action Studio in in Bonn, Germany.

October 3, 2017
ACMAD and AGRHYMET join hands to strengthen response to climate impacts in West Africa

To date, regional institutional actions have been more project focused rather than strategic as part of delivering climate services in the West African region.

August 23, 2017

Meteorologists, sectoral experts, and representatives from farmer organizations, climate service user groups, rural extension services, media groups, civil society , private sector, donors and Dakar-based United Nations organizations came together at the Senegalese Meteorological Service (ANACIM) on 11 August 2017 to agree on a final list of activities for Se

August 7, 2017

The steering committee for the National Framework for Climate Services (NFCS) in Niger held its first session on 18 July 2017 under the chairmanship of the Secretary General of the Ministry of Transport.

August 3, 2017

Experts from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center team conducted a training workshop at the African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD) in Niamey, Niger from 17 to 21 July 2017.

June 22, 2017

For the first time in history, Senegal held a National Climate Outlook Forum, convening multidisciplinary sectoral representatives to discuss the 2017 seasonal precipitation forecast for the country

June 22, 2017

Pour la première fois dans l'histoire, le Sénégal a organisé un Forum national sur les perspectives climatique, convoquant des représentants sectoriels pluridisciplinaires pour discuter des prévisions de précipitations saisonnières de 2017 pour le pays

June 16, 2017

Twenty years after the first West African Regional Outlook Forum, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Humanitarian organizations organized a historic DRR consultation at the 2017 Seasonal Forecasting Forum organization