Support to the generation and use of climate forecasts for climate risk management and food security

Implementation Period: April 2012 – August 2012
Countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar
Donor: FAO Regional Office
Level of Funding: USD 23,000
Program Area: Program Area 4: Capacity Building in Early Warning at all Levels
Project Status: Completed

Project Description:

The project aims to enhance understanding, relevance, and use of climate information for food security-related planning, disaster preparedness, and mitigation in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar Key activities include pre-season monsoon forums, one each in Cambodia and Lao PDR; media trainings in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar to enhance reporting of seasonal climate forecasts and related information to potential users and the general public; and intensive training on climate forecasting and risk management for 2 climate forecasters from Cambodia