Your location: Home



World Metereological Organization (WMO)


Action pledges 

Regional Frameworks for Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change


Climate information, products and services for adaptation


Potential Climatic impacts on Oceanic Fisheries


Increased Interaction and Delivery of Climate Related information from National Meteorological Services to Rural Farmers


Capacity Building in Science-Policy Aspects of Climate Change


Climate Information for Adaptation and Risk Management (CIARM) Project 1: Climate Risk Management


Climate Information for Adaptation and Risk Management (CIARM) Project 2: Climate Risk and Sector-Specific Climate Indices


Climate Information for Adaptation and Risk Management (CIARM) Project 3: User-managed climate outlook forums


Climate Data Modernisation and Applications in developing countries


Integrated Flood Management (IFM)


Regional Climate Outlook Forums (RCOFs)


Development of Global Seasonal Climate Updates (GSCU)


Capacity Building for National Focal Points of Climate Information and Prediction Services (CLIPS)


World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5)


World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Coordinated Regional Climate Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX)


World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Climate Extremes Research


World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Reanalysis

Further information

WMO Technical Document on the Role of NMHSs in Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change

Concept paper on the role of WMO and NMHSs in the implementation of the Nairobi work programme

WMO's contribution to the Nairobi work programme

World Climate Research Programme's contribution to the Nairobi work programme

WMO action updates on:

  • regional frameworks for adaptation of agriculture to climate change;
  • improving climate models and projections; and
  • climate information, products and services for adaptation action

WMO's ongoing activities on adaptation and freshwater

WMO action updates on NWP work areas including:

- Data and observations

  • Developments for improvement of data policy
  • Developments on observations - GCOS

- Methods and tools

  • Climate Service Information System (CSIS)
  • Global Producing Centers of Long Range Forcasts (GPCs)
  • Regional Climate Centers (RCCs)
  • Regional Climate Outlook Forums (RCOFs)
  • Climate Services Toolkit

- Climate related risks and extreme events

- Research



Regional focus All regions
Sector Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Oceans and coastal areas
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Disaster risk reduction
Knowledge management
Risk/vulnerability mapping
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling
Climate related risks and extreme events
Data and observations
Methods and tools
Technologies for adaptation
Climate hazards Drought
Storms/tropical cyclones
Operational scale Global

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.

Ready for some Climate Change News?

Visit the