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Action Pledges

Title

Climate information, products and services for adaptation

Partner World Metereological Organization (WMO)

Date of submission 01/04/2008

Description

WMO Action pledge I

The project is designed to:

  • Bring together climate and sectoral experts from international, regional and national institutions to identify and understand the needs of core socio-economic sectors for climate risk management and adaptation at various levels;
  • Develop and optimize application of user-targeted climate information, products and services for climate risk management and adaptation;
  • Build technical capacity for development and application of climate services of national climate experts and user communities, particularly in developing and least developed countries.
Action pledge updates 
01/04/2009

WMO Action pledge I update

Provided by the World Climate Research Programme

Further information

Climate information for adaptation and development needs. WMO publication, 2007
http://www.wmo.ch/pages/publications/showcase/documents/WMO_1025_web_E.pdf

Climate information for development needs: an action plan for Africa.  Report and implementation strategy
http://unfccc.int/files/adaptation/application/pdf/wmo_gcos_ap_update_sep_09_1_sp.pdf

Regional focus All regions
Sector Education and training
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Communications and awareness-raising
Knowledge management
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Methods and tools
Research
Technologies for adaptation
Target group Communities
Practitioners

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.