Finnish Meteorological Institute development co-operation project continues in Nepal

Finnish Meteorological Institute development co-operation project continues in Nepal

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20 August 2013
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The Finnish Meteorological Institute will continue its successful co-operation Photo: Irma Ylikangaswith the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology of Nepal. The goal is to produce advanced weather services.

The Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) is continuing its co-operation, which got off to an excellent start, with the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology of Nepal (DHM) in a new FNEP2 project. The goal of the project is to improve Nepalese meteorological expertise and preparedness for natural disasters, which climate change is expected to increase in the future. The three-year project is an ICI (Institutional Cooperation Instrument) funded by the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The project agreements were signed in the spring and summer, with the project launch slated for autumn of 2013. >> More

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