The goal of the project is to improve climate forecasts and applications to reduce disaster risks and promote economic development. The objective for the current year is timely provision and application of authoritative operational climate information to better manage the risks and potential climate shocks under the current regional conditions of elevated disaster risk.
Cross Cutting Themes:
Hazards and Risk
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 61 Rt. 9W PO Box 1000 Palisades, NY 10964
Project Web Site:
Drought Monitoring Center, Harare, the Development Community Regional Remote Sensing Unit
USAID Famine Early Warning System, University of Capetown, and South African Weather Service. USAID is providing $807,000 over two years.