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12 June 2017

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet) is targeting to raise over N100billion in Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) by selling weather information... more

29 May 2017

The Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook for the important June to September 2017 rainfall season indicates increased likelihood of near normal rainfall... more

10 April 2017

In many regions of the World, surface weather stations are sparsely located and/or of poor quality.  Existing stations have often been sited incorrectly,... more

03 February 2017

Days of heavy rain have left parts of South Africa under water. The flooding has been at its worst across northeastern parts of the country, where one... more

03 February 2017

Swamps, marshes, floodplains and mangrove forests, all known as wetlands, are a precious resource. In their natural state they provide a range of ... more

03 February 2017

As a climate scientist with a specialty in climate change and variability in Africa, I have had a number of opportunities to visit various regions of Africa... more

02 February 2017

The Ghana Meteorological Agency has competent personnel to carry out its duties but lacks the resources to effectively discharge its mandate, Felicity... more

02 February 2017
Most South African citrus producers expect a better season than last year, when drought led to slightly lower volumes, with the exception of growers in the... more
02 February 2017

A series of unprecedented droughts in the already impoverished areas of east Africa, chiefly northern Kenya and eastern Ethiopia, have affected millions of... more

01 February 2017

With only one-quarter of the expected rainfall received in the Horn of Africa in the October-December period, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)... more

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