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Assessing existing drought monitoring and forecasting capacities, mitigation and adaptation practice


Inventory of drought monitoring and forecasting systems in Africa

D2.2Inventory of institutional frameworks and drought mitigation and adaptation practices in Africa
D2.3Assessment report on drought warning experiences
D2.4Gap analysis report on drought monitoring and forecasting systems in Africa
D2.5Gap analysis report on drought mitigation and adaptation practices

Drought hazard, vulnerability and risk and the influence of climate change

D3.1Conceptual framework for definition of drought vulnerability across Africa
D3.2Methods for mapping drought vulnerability at different spatial scales
D3.3Dynamic and statistical downscaling of climate projections to the regional and local scale
D3.4Meteorological climate scenarios for Africa
D3.5Hydrological climate scenarios for Africa
D3.6Impact of climate change on drought hazard across the whole of Africa

Drought forecasting at different temporal and geographical scales

D4.1Meteorological drought forecasting (monthly to seasonal forecasting) at regional and continental scale
D4.2Skill of the multi-model forecasting system in predicting variables and drought indicators
D4.3Potential to supplementing drought early warning systems with new meteorological information
D4.4Potential to supplementing drought early warning systems with new meteorological information
D4.5Available continental scale hydrological models and their suitability for Africa
D4.6Statistical analysis of natural climatic variability and hydrological parameters
D4.7Downscaled and tailor made hydrological models for the Limpopo and Niger case study basins
D4.8Skill of developed regional hydrological models to forecast hydrological drought
D4.9Guidelines for downscaling and refinement of continental hydrological models to regional scale
D4.10Local scale agricultural models for Limpopo and Oum-er-Rbia river basins
D4.11Skill of developed agricultural models to predict indicators and temporally variable thresholds

Enhanced drought early warning for better decision making and preparedness in Africa

D5.1Outline of framework for drought warning and mitigation in Africa
D5.2Chart of institutional responsabilities and communication lines for drought response
D5.3Framework for drought warning and mitigation from national to local scale
D5.4Recommendation for enhancing drought preparedness at the local and regional scales
D6.1Inception report for each case study
D6.2Final report for each case study
D6.3Testing of drought indicators at Pan-African level
D6.4Integration of drought vulnerability and hazard into risk maps at the Pan-African level
D6.4 AddendumDrought vulnerability assessment  in Kenya
D6.5Integration of drought forecasting tools for Africa into the Pan-African map server
D6.6Development and implementation of Pan-African map server
D6.7Performance of the proposed improved drought forecasting methods applied to selected river basins
D6.8Comparative review of drought forecasting in Europe and Africa

Implementation of improved methodologies in comparative case studies

D7.2Proceedings from End-user workshops
D7.3Knowledge Sharing Platform
D7.4Newsletters (January 2012, June 2012, November 2012, May 2013, October 2013)
D7.6Training courses
D7.9YouTube movie broadcast

Stakeholder participation, knowledge dissemination and capacity building

D8.1DEWFORA Factsheet
D8.2Web-portal for Cluster
D8.3European policy briefs
D8.4African policy briefs