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Sharing outcomes and insight from drought monitoring validations and vulnerability/impact assessments

ICBA Headquarter, Dubai, UAE
يونيو ۲٦ ۲۰۱۸ - يونيو ۲۸ ۲۰۱۸

Background

The objective of the meeting is to highlight the progress and results made so far in the MENA-RDMS project and outline next steps.‎ The meeting will also support cross-country learning on drought management from the project countries, as well as from beyond the region.‎

Key focus areas

  • Drought monitoring validation results and then key pointers to operational use including data dissemination etc.‎ and then how the maps could be used as triggers for actions.‎
  • Vulnerability and impact assessment results and then how this would be used in policy and planning development

Participants ‪(by invitation)‬

  • The consultants tasked with the drought monitoring validation and vulnerability and impact assessment
  • Representatives from various government agencies involved in drought management e.g.‎ Min of Ag, Min of Water, Min of Environment, Min of Economy, Meteorological Agencies, National crisis management, River basin managers, farmers union representatives etc.‎
  • UNL

Participating countries

  • Lebanon
  • Jordan
  • Tunisia
  • Morocco

Meeting Coordinator

Dr Rachael McDonnell

Head of Climate Change Modeling and Adaptation Section

Principal Scientist – water policy and governance, ICBA

المنظمون: 
  • USAID—From the American People
  • National Drought Mitigation Center
  • International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), United Arab Emirates