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Building Climate and Disaster Resilience in Africa
Building Climate and Disaster Resilience in Africa

AMCOMET Africa Hydromet Forum


The inaugural AMCOMET Africa Hydromet Forum, which took place 12 – 15 September 2017 at the African Union Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia brought together over 500 expertsfrom governments, academia, NGOs, UN agencies, development partners and private sector and over 30 high level representatives from ministries responsible for meteorology, hydrology and disaster risk management and executive management from regional organizations.

The Forum closed with a firm commitment from Member States to promote national and regional ownership for the modernization of national meteorological and hydrological services for delivery of more accurate, timely and reliable weather, water and climate services to accelerate socio-economic development, and strengthen climate and disaster resilience; further commit to ensuring that the modernization of hydromet services is included as among the priorities in respective National Action Plans; and, commit to work within our respective governments to ensure sustained resourcing of this modernization program.

AMCOMET Africa Hydromet Forum Communiqué

Message from the Bureau Chair

Thank you for actively participating during the Third Session of AMCOMET which took place in Praia, Cabo Verde from 10 – 14 February 2015.  The depth and richness of your deliberations has ensured the success of the Session and the approval of the Praia Ministerial Declaration, which outlines our work during the inter-sessional period. 


Third Session of AMCOMET

The Third Session of the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET) will take place the 15 to 18 October 2014 in Cabo Verde.  The conference is organized in partnership between the African Union Commission (AUC), World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the Republic of Cabo Verde.


Integrated African Strategy

During the Second Session of the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology / African Union Conference of Ministers Responsible for Meteorology, the Ministers adopted the Integrated African Strategy on Meteorology (Weather and Climate Services). 

WMO Activities in Africa

The links below provide an overview of WMO activities in Africa, including major initiatives such as the Global Framework for Climate Services, the Regional Climate Outlook Forums and the WMO Fellowship Programme.

Poster (PDF), Front Page (JPG), Back Page (JPG)