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...
Desert locusts have reached Baringo and Kiambu counties — bringing the total of infested counties in Kenya to 10. The update is from the desert locust situation update released on Monday by the UN-Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). FAO said...
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...
By Luganda David, NECJOGHA A group which provides early warning systems and analyses of the food situation in more than 20 countries in the world has said that the month of April this year...
Compiled by NECJOGHA TEAM ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: The regional consensus climate outlook for the June to September 2019 rainfall season indicates increased likelihood of drier than normal rainfall over much of Ethiopia, south...
Kampala, Uganda - Uganda needs five billion shillings (US$ 1.4m) to avert a possible invasion of desert locusts, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. The announcement comes amidst an invasion of locusts which are threatening pastures...
By David Luganda, AFMC/NECJOGHA The rising water level of Lake Victoria, last week broke the record set 56 years ago. According to Eskom, the company managing power generation in the country, the water levels of  Lake Victoria, the biggest water body...
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...
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...
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...