Monitoring

Q&A: The status of ICTs in integrated pest management

In what ways are ICTs helping to control pests? Read more...

Q&A: The invasive species problem

According to Geoffrey Howard of the World Conservation Union (IUCN), the problem of invasive alien species (IAS) is far greater than most people imagine. Read more...

PDF: Sustainable Development in Africa: Is the Climate Right?

Position paper from the International Research Institute for Climate Prediction discussing the management of climate information in the development process in Africa. | Read more...

PDF: Antigua and Barbuda’s Initial National Communication on Climate Change - 2001

Government of Antigua & Barbuda programme of activities fulfilling UNFCCC obligations. Link | Read more...

PDF: UNDP report: A Climate Risk Management Approach to Disaster Reduction and Adaptation to Climate Change - 2002

UNDP report on new concept of ‘Integrated Climate Risk Management’ - integrating disaster reduction with adaptation to climate change and sustainable development imperatives. Link | Read more...

PDF: Guyana’s National Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Adaptation Plan 2001

Guyana’s plan for adaptation to climate change, focussing on the country’s vulnerable coastal areas. | Read more...

Document: Communicating Hurricane Preparedness for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the Caribbean

By Maria Protz. Paper on the need to establish communications networks in the Caribbean for hurricane preparedness for the agricultural and fishery sectors. The network would involve the use of rural phone ‘hotlines’, regular live radio call-in... Link | Read more...

Drought Monitoring Centre for the Greater Horn of Africa

In an effort to minimise the negative impacts of extreme climate events and take advantage of the good years in the Horn of Africa, 24 countries established a regional Drought Monitoring Centre (DMC) in Nairobi and a sub-centre in Harare. Link | Read more...

Project: Southern Africa Development Community Drought Monitoring Centre

The Zimbabwe-based SADC DMC carries out climate monitoring and prediction for early warning and mitigation of adverse impacts of extreme climatic events on agricultural production, food security, water resources , energy, and health among other socio-economic sectors. | Read more...

Climate Research journal Issue 16

Special edition of Climate Research journal on advances in applying climate prediction science and technology to agriculture. Link | Read more...

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