Started: Improved Early Warning Systems for SADC-region

May 2020

(Cyclone Idai. Source: MeteoSat-11/EU METSAT)

AquaLinks has started on the project ‘stocktaking of climate, weather and water services in Southern Africa’ for World Bank. The project is stocktaking Hydrological and Meteorological Services in the 16 Member States of SADC. This will be input in guidanance for investment planning for investments that have regional impacts. Also, opportunities for public private engagement and clarity on capacity building by academic and research institutions is investigated. AquaLinks is subcontractor of Royal HaskoningDHV, andĀ fulfills the roles of Teamleader (Marieke de Groen) and Reviewer (subcontractor Brad Garanganga). WeatherImpact is also part of the consortium.

Due to COVID-19 circumstances, the project has been extended to March 2020. Inputs and suggestions are welcome.