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June 21, 2018

Early warning systems require the availability of high quality data, yet many countries that are most vulnerable to climate extremes have limited observations. In the Sahel region, gaps in the observation network need to be filled so that countries can develop and use climate services.

June 6, 2018

In addition to visualizing the emergence of meningitis cases in Africa and in Niger Health Districts, the vigilance maps produced by the African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD) also show how twinning activities are serving as an efficient means for building capacity at and transferring knowledge between global, regional and national levels.

May 30, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 16, 2018

Niger has released its first Climate-Water Resource Bulletin, developed by a working group set up through the country’s National Framework for Climate Services (NFCS).

April 6, 2018

Le Cadre National pour les Services Climatiques (CNSC) du Niger a passé un nouveau cap avec sa vulgarisation au niveau régional. En effet, des forums de mobilisation des acteurs du CNSC ont été organisés respectivement le 27 Février 2018 à Dosso et le 1er Mars 2018 à Maradi.

February 21, 2018

While public sector interest in climate information services (CIS) is concerned with resilience in the face of climate variability and change, the private sector is beginning to recognize that there is a growing market for climate services. Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are helping to bridge gaps in public services around the globe. 

February 21, 2018

"Climate sensitive information needs to reach the right people for the appropriate decision that needs to be made...it is not just about useful information, but about valuable information based on user needs".

February 21, 2018

WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas has met with the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Yahya Ould Hademine, to agree on the preparation of a development plan for its National Meteorological and Hydrological Service.

February 5, 2018

In December 2017, Niger released its first Health Climate Bulletin, which was produced by the multidisciplinary Climate-Health Group. This is one of five climate thematic groups set up under the Niger’s National Framework for Climate Services, which is now under implementation.

January 30, 2018

In Senegal, cereal production is estimated to have increased by 20% in 2017 compared to 2016. Climate experts will investigate how much climate services contributed to this improvement in coming years, given Senegal’s dedication to ramping up climate services in the country. 

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