Tanzania has launched the second phase of the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) Adaption Programme in Africa project with the aim of increasing resilience of people most vulnerable to the impacts of weather and climate-related hazards.
On 18th September 2018, Tanzania launched the Global Framework for Climate Services Adaption Programme in Africa (GFCS APA)- Phase II in Dar es Salaam. The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) in collaboration with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and other partners successfully implemented GFCS Phase I, from 2014 to March 2017. GFCS APA programme is being funded by the Government of Norway.
On 17th September 2018, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in collaboration with Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) organized a technical workshop on the Global Framework for Climate Services Adaptation Programme in Africa (GFCS APA) phase II, which took place at Golden Jubilee Tower, in Dar es Salaam. The objectives of the workshop were; to review lessons learnt, experiences and best practice of GFCS project phase I; to review partner work plans and identification of areas in project delivery; to review and finalize the monitoring and evaluation plan and establish a project work plan (with detailed initial project activities).
The United Republic of Tanzania has launched a National Framework for Climate Services to improve the availability and use of tailored weather and climate services necessary to strengthen resilience to climate change and extreme weather.