National/Sub-national/community planning and budgeting

The enhanced capacity of national hydro-meteorological services (NHMS) and related environmental institutions to monitor extreme weather and climate change is an essential factor in adapting to changing conditions. Projects within this Signature Programme are already enhancing the capacity for risk-responsive planning and development plans at variousgoverning levels.

Supporting the national, sub-national and community planning and budgeting projects with climate-related information supports long-term development while responding to priorities and actions identified in national adaptation plans. The efficient and effective use of climate-related information is essential to helping institutions build capacity to service needs across various sectors, including land-use planning, agricultural, and power generation.

Furthermore, these capacities will increase the ability of the national early warning network to forewarn of extreme climate events, strengthening both national and district capacities to complement other disaster preparedness systems that will ultimately help the most vulnerable populations. The goal is to have climate change information permeate the entire decision-making process. All components of an implemented EWS shoulde ventually be able to function as an integrated system within—and sometimes between—countries.

Projects

Strengthening Liberia's Climate Information and Services to Enhance Climate Resilient Development and Adaptation

This project responds to priorities and actions identified in the Liberia's NAPA which articulate the need for securing, transferring and installing critical technologies, as well as developing the necessary systems for climate change-related information to permeate into decision-making processes.

Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Sierra Leone

The project, "Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems for Climate Resilient Development and Adaptation in Sierra Leone", responds to priorities and actions identified in the NAPA of Sierra Leone which articulate the need for securing, transferring and installing critical technologies, as well as developing the necessary systems for climate change-related information to perme

Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Zambia

This project, "Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Zambia to support climate resilient development", responds to priorities and actions identified in the NAPA of Zambia which articulate the need for securing, transferring and installing critical technologies, as well as developing the necessary systems for climate change-related information to permeate into decision-m

Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in São Tomé and Príncipe

In response to adaptation technology needs addressed in the NAPA of São Tomé and Príncipe, this project aims at helping this Small Island Developing State (SIDS) secure and transfer critical Early Warning Systems (EWSs) technologies. Expected impacts include benefits for the poor excluded from large protective infrastructure project, and long term planning for land use, agricultural planning and hydro electricity.

Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Burkina Faso

The project, "Strengthening Climate Information and EWS in Western and Central Africa: Burkina Faso", responds to priorities and actions identified in the NAPA of Burkina Faso which articulate the need for securing, transferring and installing critical technologies, as well as developing the necessary systems for climate change-related information to permeate into decision-making processes.

Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Ethiopia

The project, "Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Ethiopia to Support Climate Resilient Development", responds to priorities and actions identified in the NAPA of Ethiopia which articulate the need for securing, transferring and installing critical technologies, as well as developing the necessary systems for climate change-related information to permeate int

Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Uganda

This project, "Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems in Uganda to support climate resilient development", responds to priorities and actions identified in the NAPA of Uganda which articulate the need for securing, transferring and installing critical technologies, as well as developing the necessary systems for climate change-related information to permeate into decision-m