Training Activities

Functions
This section provides information on training in the use of operational RCC products and services.

Activities

1) Coordinate training for RCC Users in interpretation and use of mandatory RCC products
  • Criteria:
    • Products: survey and analysis of regional training needs, and proposals for training activities.
  • Description:
    • ICPAC conducts training workshops for both the producers and users of climate information on regular basis.
2) Provide information on methodologies and product specifications for mandatory RCC products, and provide guidance on their use
  • Criteria:
    • Products: Manuals, guidance documents and information notes.
    • Update frequency: when methods/products are revised or introduced or discontinued.
  • Description:
    • Manuals are available at ICPAC on methodologies and product specifications on gridded data, climate monitoring and seasonal forecasting.

TECHNICAL TRAINING ON HAZARD ASSESSMENT USING EARTH OBSERVATION AND GIS

Dates: 21st - 25th Oct 2018 

The in-country capacity building training workshop for Sudan was organized to build capacity of member state on hazard assessment and monitoring using earth observation and GIS technologies towards disaster risk reduction in the country. Download the report here.
 
PRECOFF49 Capacity Building &Training Workshops on Dynamical and Statistical Seasonal Forecasting

Dates: 7th -11th May 2018

The objective of this capacity building training and regional climate modeling workshop (CBTW) was to assess the performance of previous rainfall season (MAM 2018) in a bid to build confidence in the forecasting tools, and to carry out diagnosis and prognosis of the drivers of global, regional climate and local scale climate evolution, all with implications on the most plausible climate scenario for JJAS 2018 season. Click to download GHACOF49_CBTW Report
PRECOFF48 Capacity Building &Training Workshops on Dynamical and Statistical Seasonal Forecasting

Dates: 5th – 9th February 2018

The objective of this capacity building training and regional climate modeling workshop (CBTW) was to carry out diagnosis and prognosis of the drivers of global, regional, and local scale climate evolution, all with implications on the most plausible climate scenario for MAM 2018 season. The Training was also meant to avail this information for use in resilience building programs and activities in the GHA region in support of critical sectors including agriculture and food security, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and climate sensitive development programs within the region. Click to download GHACOF48_CBTW Report


PRECOFF44 Capacity Building &Training Workshops on Dynamical and Statistical Seasonal Forecasting

Dates: 15th -26th August 2016 | Venue: ICPAC, Nairobi, Kenya

IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) together with the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) held the forty fourth  Capacity Building Training Workshop (CBTW40) on 15 – 26 August 2016 at ICPAC.

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Regional Training Workshop Report-Dynamical downscaling for Climate Change Scenario Development

Date: 27 April – 01 May, 2015 

Pre-GHACOF 38 Capacity Building Training Workshop and Regional Climate Modeling towards September-December 2014 GHA Regional Climate Forecast

Date: 19-27 August 2014 | Venue: ICPAC, Nairobi, Kenya


Pre_GHACOF37 Training National Climate Scientist | August 2014

Pre_GHACOF35 Training National Climate Scientist | August 2013

GeoCLIM: Climate Data Gridding and Analysis Tool National Training Workshop Tanzania Report

Date: 7 – 12 April, 2014 | Blue Pearl Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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GeoCLIM: Climate Data Gridding and Analysis Tool National Training Workshop Kenya Report

Date: 3 – 8 March, 2014

GeoCLIM: Climate Data Gridding and Analysis Tool National Training Workshop Burundi Report

Date: 5 – 10 May, 2014 | Pacific Hotel, Bujumbura, Burundi 

GeoCLIM: Climate Data Gridding and Analysis Tool National Training Workshop Uganda Report

Date: 17 – 22 March, 2014 

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