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Action Pledges


Climate information, products and services for adaptation

Partner World Metereological Organization (WMO)

Date of submission 01/04/2008


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 

WMO Action pledge I update

Provided by the World Climate Research Programme

Further information

Climate information for adaptation and development needs. WMO publication, 2007

Climate information for development needs: an action plan for Africa.  Report and implementation strategy

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
Technologies for adaptation
Target group Communities

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.