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Regional Subproject Management Team (RSMT) of the Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project (SWFDP) for Eastern Africa

 

Nairobi, Kenya, 21-24 June 2011

 

 

DOCUMENTATION PLAN

21 June 2011

 

NOMINATION FORMS

Burundi - Ethiopia - Germany - Kenya - Rwanda - Uganda -United Kingdom - United Rep. of Tanzania - United States of America - ECMWF

LOCAL INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS

May we ask you to contact Ms. Bahati Musilu at Nairobi's office to book your bedroom and your shuttle to and from the airport. Her e-mail adress is bahati@meteo.go.ke

 

Agenda Item

AGENDA ITEMS

Subject

Doc No.

Submitted by

Expected/Received

1

OPENING OF THE MEETING

2

ORGANIZATION OF THE MEETING

2.1

Provisional Agenda

2.1(1)

Secretariat (DPFS)

31.05.2011

2.1

Explanatory Memorandum related to the Provisional Agenda

2.1(2)

Secretariat (DPFS)

31.05.2011

 

Provisional List of Participants

INF. 2

Secretariat (DPFS)

17.06.2011

 

Template for the cover page of Working Documents

 

 

 

3

INTRODUCTION TO THE SEVERE WEATHER FORECASTING DEMONSTRATION PROJECT (SWFDP)

3.1

Overall framework

3.1

Secretariat (DPFS)

01.06.2011

 

SWFDP Overall Project Plan (2010)

 

 

31.05.2011

 

SWFDP Guidebook for Planning Regional Subprojects (2010)

 

 

31.05.2011

3.2

Review the outcomes of the Nairobi Workshop (October 2010)

- Full report of the Nairobi workshop

3.2

Secretariat (DPFS)

01.06.2011

3.3

World Bank Development Grant Facility (DGF) Project: “Support for the Weather and Climate Service delivery in the Lake Victoria Region”

- scoping document

3.3

Secretariat (DPFS)

01.06.2011

3.4

Other relevant project initiatives in the region

- Uganda Pilot Project

3.4

All

Secretariat (RMO)

 

10.06.2011

3.5

- Synergy with and contributions to the EAC’s NWP Strategy

- EAC's Lake Victoria Meteorological Project

3.5(1)

 

3.5(2)

John Mungai (EAC)

07.06.2011

4

CASCADING FORECASTING PROCESS: ROLES OF PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

4.1

Global:

- DWD (Germany)

- Met Office (UK)

- NCEP and African Desk (USA)

- ECMWF

4.1

Global Centre reps

10.06.2011

4.2

Regional:

- RSMC Nairobi (Kenya)

- TMA (Tanzania)

4.2

Regional Centre reps

10.06.2011

4.3

National Meteorological Centres (including questionnaires):

- Kenya (doc) (quest)

- Tanzania (doc) (quest)

- Uganda (doc) (quest1) (quest2)

- Rwanda (doc) (quest)

- Burundi (doc) (quest)

- Ethiopia (doc) (quest)

4.3

National Centre reps

10.06.2011

4.4

Roles of and contributions by Centres for Limited Area Modelling over the Lake Victoria Region

4.3

TMA

Met Office UK

Other

10.06.2011

5

PROVIDING SERVICES TO TARGET USER GROUPS

5.1

5.2

5.3

5.4

General Public

Media

Disaster Management

Farmers and Fishers

5

Secretariat (PWS)

03.06.2011

6

AGRICULTURAL APPLICATIONS

6

Potential need for a regional forecasting support centre on agrometeorology

Materials needed for preparing agrometeorological forecasts

Forecast products for fisheries

6

Secretariat (AgM)

21.06.2011

7

VERIFICATION OF FORECASTS AND WARNINGS; AND THEIR EVALUATION, INCLUDING USEFULNESS AND USER RESPONSE

7.1

Verification of forecasts and warnings

7.1

Laurie Wilson

10.06.2011

7.2

Evaluation of forecasts and warnings, including usefulness and user response

5

[see Doc. 5 - item 5.15]

Secretariat (PWS)

03.06.2011

8

DEMONSTRATION FRAMEWORK, FEEDBACK AND REPORTING

8.1

Demonstration framework, feedback and reporting

8.1

Secretariat (DPFS)

07.06.2011

9

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SWFDP IN EASTERN AFRICA

9.1

The Regional Subproject Management Team

9.1

Secretariat (DPFS)

01.06.2011

9.2

Development of the Regional Subproject Implementation Plan

9.2

KMD

01.06.2011

10

ANY OTHER BUSINESS (AOB)

11

CLOSING

 

 

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