Consultancy to develop and implement Climate Information for Agriculture, Water and Health Sectors for the PPCR Project

Lead PI: Dr Tufa Dinku

Unit Affiliation: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

July 2020 - March 2021
Africa ; Zambia
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project aims to strengthen the ENACTS (Enhancing National Climate Services) approach, which strives to improve the availability of, access to, and use of climate information products and services for national development, in Zambia.


1: Strengthen the capacity of the Zambia Meteorological Department (ZMD) to generate and use gridded climate data.
2. Improve ZMD’s online climate information products (ENACTS maprooms)
3. Strengthen the capacity of ZMD and its users in the understanding, navigation and exploitation of ENACTS maprooms.
4. Strengthen the capacity of ZMD on seasonal rainfall prediction.