BY David Luganda, NECJOGHA / AFMC Mombasa, Kenya- Experts have predicted heavy rainfall for March, April to May (MAM) season in most parts of the Greater Horn of Africa (GAH). “The downscaled regional objective climate forecast from eight Global Producing...
By Andrew Kaggwa and David Luganda, AFMC/NECJOGHA Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – There is a higher chance of wetter conditions in most of the equatorial and southern sectors of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) during October to December 2019...
Climate change is a “crisis multiplier” that has profound implications for international peace and stability, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council today, amid calls for deep partnerships within and beyond the United Nations system to blunt...
The World Meteorological Organization has opened its Regional Office for Africa in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, a move marked by an official ceremony on 16 October with Secretary-General Petteri Taalas and the country’s Minister for Water, Irrigation and Energy,...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania – The Fifty Third Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 53) starts on Monday August 26 to August 28, 2019 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. GHACOF 53 will convene at Hyatt...
Nairobi, Kenya - The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET) says it expects the maize harvest for the 2019/20 will be lower than that of 2018/19. FEWSNET noted this in a report published today Friday summarizing the supply and market...
BY LUGANDA DAVID AFC/NECJOGHA Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - The Fifty Third Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 53) will be held in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from August 26 to August 28, 2019. GHACOF 53 will convene...
BY David Luganda, AFMC/NECJOGHA Nairobi, Kenya - The Fifty Fourth Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 54) will be held in Mombasa, Kenya from 27 – 29 January 2020. GHACOF 54 will convene under the theme, "Managing Climate-Related Risks...
New York, September 2019 - The world’s leading climate science organizations have joined forces to produce a landmark new report for the United Nations Climate Action Summit, underlining the glaring – and growing – gap between agreed targets to tackle global warming and...
By Andrew Kaggwa, NECJOGHA DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania The March to May (MAM) rain season performed badly because of the effect of two cyclones coming after one another. This was said by Paulino Omay a climatologist with the IGAD Climate predication Application...