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TECHNICAL-PLANNING WORKSHOP ON SEVERE

WEATHER FORECASTING DEMONSTRATION

PROJECT (SWFDP) DEVELOPMENT

FOR EASTERN AFRICA (RAI)

 

Nairobi, Kenya, 4-8 October 2010

 

DOCUMENTATION PLAN

01 October 2010

 

PARTICIPANT NOMINATION FORM

for Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and United Rep. of Tanzania

PARTICIPANT NOMINATION FORM

for Germany, United Kingdom, USA and ECMWF

LOCAL INFORMATION

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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)

03.08.2010

2.1

Explanatory Memorandum related to the Provisional Agenda

2.1(2)

Secretariat (DPFS)

03.08.2010

 

Tentative work programme

2.1(3)

Secretariat (DPFS)

30.09.2010

 

Provisional List of Participants

INF. 2

Secretariat (DPFS)

30.09.2010

 

SWFDP Overall Project Plan (2010)

INF. 3

Secretariat (DPFS)

09.08.2010

 

SWFDP Guidebook for Planning Regional Subprojects (2010)

INF. 4

Secretariat (DPFS)

09.08.2010

 

Guidance on Developing Service Delivery Mechanisms in NMHSs

INF. 5

Secretariat (PWS)

09.08.2010

 

Template for the cover page of Working Documents

 

 

 

3

INTRODUCTION TO SEVERE WEATHER FORECASTING DEMONSTRATION PROJECT (SWFDP)

3.1

Overall Framework

3.1

Secretariat (DPFS)

07.09.2010

3.2

Summary of experience and progress of and synergy with the SWFDP in Southern Africa

3.2

Secretariat (DPFS) + TMD

07.09.2010

3.3

Synergy with 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)

07.09.2010

3.4

Status of the Global Data-processing and Forecast System (GDPFS) in RA I – Eastern Africa

3.4

Secretariat (DPFS) + KMD

07.09.2010

3.5

Status of the Public Weather Services activities in RA I – Eastern Africa

3.5

Secretariat (PWS)

07.09.2010

3.6

Status of the Agricultural Meteorology activities, including for fisheries, in RA I – Eastern Africa

3.6

Secretariat (AgM)

30.09.2010

4

SEVERE WEATHER FORECASTING IN EASTERN AFRICA (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia)

4.1

Severe weather forecasting and warning services, including delivery and communication to the users

- Kenya

- Tanzania

- Uganda

- Rwanda

- Burundi

- Ethiopia

 

 

4.1(1)

4.1(2)

4.1(3)

4.1(4)

4.1(5)

4.1(6)

Participating countries

27.09.2010

4.2

Current severe weather related initiatives

n/a

 

 

5

REQUIREMENTS FOR FORECASTING AND WARNING SERVICES, INCLUDING DELIVERY AND COMMUNICATION TO AGRICULURE AND FISHERY COMMUNITIES

5

Requirements for Forecasting and Warning Services, including Delivery and Communication to Agriculture and Fishery Communities

5

Secretariat (AgM)

30.09.2010

6

CASCADING FORECASTING PROCESS: ROLES OF PARTICIPATING CENTRES

6.1

Global:

- DWD (Germany)

- Met Office (UK)

- African Desk (USA)

- ECMWF

 

6.1(1)

6.1(2)

6.1(3)

6.1(4)

Global Products Centres

27.09.2010

6.2

Regional:

- RSMC Nairobi (Kenya)

- TMA (Tanzania)

 

6.2(1)

6.2(2)

Regional Centres

27.09.2010

6.3

National Meteorological Centres

Background information:

(questionnaires)

- Burundi

- Ethiopia

- Rwanda

n/a

 

 

7

PLANNING A REGIONAL SUBPROJECT FOR EASTERN AFRICA

7.1

Specific goals and objectives to improve forecasting and delivering of weather services for general public, media, and disaster management and civil protection authorities

n/a

 

 

7.2

Specific goals and objectives to improve forecasting and delivering of weather services for agriculture and fishery communities

n/a

 

 

7.3

Organizational framework (the Regional Subproject Management Team)

n/a

 

 

7.4

Technical components (roles, guidance, products, routines, etc.)

n/a

 

 

7.5

Timetable for planning and development of an Implementation Plan

n/a

 

 

8

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

9

CLOSING

 

 

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