Meeting of the Director General of the AGRHYMET Regional Centre at the COP 20 : Excellence Ir. NDUWA J.CLAUDE, Minister of Water, Environment, Territory arrangement and urbanism of Burundi in presence of Mrs NDAYISHIMIYE Rénilde, Director General, National CCNUCC Focal person.
- M. Khatim Kherraz, Executive Secretary of the Sahara and Sahel Observatory.
With regard to precipitation forecast : There is strong probability that precipitation amounts expected in 2014 will be lower than those observed in 2013 in the region, particularly in the western Sahel. On the hydrological plan: Average flows are expected in the basins of the Senegal River; Gambia River; Oueme River, in the upper and lower part of the Niger River Basin in the Chari- Logon system of the Lake Chad Basin.
Joint press release on the food and nutritional situation in the Sahel and West Africa. March 2014. Cereal production : Cereal production in the Sahel and West Africa for the 2013-2014 cropping campaign stands at 57,010,000 tons. Analysis of food and nutritional situation: About 5 million of persons (Gambia, Mali ,Niger, Sénégal ,and Chad) have an immediate need in assistance. This number could reach during june and august 2014, 8 million of persons and will concern in addition to the countries listed above (Burkina Faso, Guinea and Mauritania), if no adequate actions are taken accordingly. download
Final communique oh the First regional forum of seasonal climate forcasting in the Gulf of Guinea, that was hold from 10 to 14th March 2014 in Abidjan. Côte d'Ivoire. download
Graduation of the first sets of Mastere in Food Security and Nutrition and Mastere in Sustainable Land Management. 36 students graduated from AGRHYMET Regional Centre