Papers-Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Journal articlesDISASTER PREPAREDNESS Climate change WATER MANAGEMENT WATER RESOURCES
A group of agricultural practitioners from all over Sudan gathered in the city of Khartoum for a workshop to learn about documentation and communication techniques capable of capturing, analyzing and disseminating their experiences from the field,Published dateWednesday, January 2, 2013 - 05:00
Journal articlesCLIMATE CHANGE NATURAL DISASTERS DISASTER PREPAREDNESS ADAPTATION TO CHANGE
Seasonal variations in the diurnal patterns of convection in Cameroon - Nigeria and their neighboring areas
Precipitations in tropical Africa are highly convective. Therefore, knowledge of the diurnal cycle of convective processes enhances understanding and prediction of rainfall patterns.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Enhancing the effectiveness of information and communication technology applications and tools for disaster management in the Caribbean region
Activities focused on completion of the pilot studies identified in initial research, facilitation of a regional workshop to present the research, and drafting ICT policy recommendations.Published dateFriday, January 2, 2009 - 05:00
This project seeks to reduce the vulnerability of poor populations in sub-Saharan Africa to climate change by mobilizing scientists and all the other actors concerned to inform political decision-making.
Between August and November 2005, nine hurricanes ravaged the Caribbean, killing at least 2 000 people and incurring an estimated US $60 billion in damages. Haiti was the worst affected.