Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

The many benefits of meteorological capacity: Equipment sourced by AAP Burkina Faso makes a range of national planning initiatives possible

The many benefits of meteorological capacity: Equipment sourced by AAP Burkina Faso makes a range of national planning initiatives possible

Associated Organization: UNDP/AAP

To help Burkina Faso’s national meteorological service provide reliable, detailed and up-to-date weather monitoring and forecasting, the AAP team there recently helped it acquire new automated weather stations (AWS). A total of 16 AWS were procured, comprising six agro-meteorological stations and 10 hydro-meteorological stations. The new equipment will double the number of weather stations in the country thereby strengthening the capacity of the Directorate General of Meteorology’s (DGM) weather data collection network to provide real-time weather monitoring and more efficient measuring of climatic changes in Burkina Faso. Read more http://bit.ly/TaqZl6

Themes: Climate Science, Poverty and vulnerability, Water

Regions: West Africa

Countries: Burkina Faso

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