Regional Frameworks for Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change
||World Metereological Organization (WMO)
|Date of submission
WMO Action pledge II
This project is designed to:
- Bring together experts from national meteorological/hydrological and agricultural departments, international and regional organizations and institutions, and policy makers from national planning/financial departments to present state-of-the art papers, real world applications and innovative techniques for coping with climate change;
- Offer recommendations for planning and implementing an effective Regional Framework for Adaptation of Agriculture to Climate Change.
|Action pledge updates|| |
WMO Action pledge II update
The WMO provided a progress report on the implementation of the Nairobi work programme.
The report includes information on developing regional frameworks and details a number of workshops carried out in this regard including
- International symposium on climate change and food security in Asia, August 2008;
- Workshop on climate change impacts and adaptation to agriculture, forestry and fisheries at the national and regional levels, November 2008;
- International workshop on adaptation to climate change in West African agriculture.
WMO Action pledge WMO (Improving the provision of climate data and information)
The GCOS Regional Workshop Programme
Climate information for development needs: an action plan for Africa. Report and implementation strategy
Report of the GCOS regional workshop for the Mediterranean basin
These updates were provided as contributions to and are summarised in the Nairobi work programme publication "Action Pledges: Making a difference on the ground. A synthesis of the outcomes, good practices, lessons learned and future challenges and opportunities"
WMO Climate and Water Department
Climate information for adaptation and development needs. WMO publication, 2007
|| All regions
||Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
|Adaptation delivery activity
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
|NWP work area
||Adaptation planning and practices
Technologies for adaptation