African Ministers Responsible for Meteorology to address Climate Change challenges

African Ministers Responsible for Meteorology to address Climate Change challenges

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12 April 2010

More than 30 Ministers in charge of meteorology in Africa have responded to the call by WMO and the African Union, to recognize and strengthen the role of the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) on the continent. The First Conference of Ministers Responsible for Meteorology in Africa, hosted by the Government of Kenya in Nairobi from 12 to 16 April 2010 begins with the experts-segment first, to be followed at the level of Ministers. This will be the first time that Ministers in charge of meteorology will be meeting at the pan-African level. While the continent is the most vulnerable to climate change, it is the least equipped to deal with its consequences.

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