The Ghanaian users’ policy brief presents the main key lessons learned from the first national workshop on the needs of users “How to support users’ understanding and use of climate and weather services in Ghana” hold in Accra on 8th – 9th November 2018.
The workshop focused on:
- Identifying key meteorological hazards for different sectors.
- Exploring the potential for Impact Based Forecasting in Ghana.
- User-evaluation of current forecast provision with national and regional decision makers.
- Exploring how the communication of forecast products and tools could be improved.
The policy brief presents the key lessons obtained from the discussions on the above topics grouping them under five themes: i) Impact Based Forecasting, ii) accessibility, iii) communication, iv) public and private collaboration, and v) scientific development. It also presents a series of next steps on how African SWIFT and its partners can address the weather and climate needs for Ghana users.
Download the Policy brief here