Event detail

Monsoon Forum - a Stakeholder's meeting for enhancing the utility of seasonal climate forecasts

Event detail:

Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRM) in collaboration with The Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), National Commette for Desaster Management (NCDM), Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and RIMES Supported by the FAO-EC Food Security Programme are organizing the Monsoon Forum - a Stakeholder's meeting for enhancing the utility of seasonal climate forecasts on 25-26 January 2011  at SunWay Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

The main objectives of the two-day meeting are :

  • Establish through discussions a regular process (terms of reference, roles of agencies, format and frequency) for Communicate climate and hydrological outlooks for the approaching season, including their uncertainties and limitations, and ensure that these are understood by users.
  • Discuss user views to make these products user-friendly and applicable
  • Encourage applications for risks in various climate-sensitive sectors, including agriculture, water resource management, disaster management, and health
  • Provide a platform for understanding risks and opportunities of past, current and future climate information; and for inter-agency coordination of policies, sectoral plans and programs linked to potential impacts of hydro-meteorological hazards.

Source institution:

FAO

Contributor name:

Mr. Oum Kosal

Contributor e-mail:

kosal.oum@fao.org

Event venue:

SunWay Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Event start date:

2011-01-24

Event end date:

2011-01-24

Contact name:

Address:

E-mail:

kosal.oum@fao.org