GCRF African SWIFT Project Kick-Off Meeting

The NCAS – led Global Challenges Research Fund African Science for Weather Information and Forecasting Techniques (GCRF African SWIFT) project held their kick-off meeting in Dakar, Senegal from 13 – 17 November, 2017.

The project meeting in Dakar was an opportunity for the team to lay out the groundwork for the four-year project, which aims to improve tropical forecasting ability, build capacity within African forecasting agencies, and improve communication links to forecast users. The fulfilment of these aims will greatly benefit African populations and demonstrate forecasting capability in the wider developing world.

Find out more about the meeting here:

https://gcrfafricanswift.exposure.co/gcrf-african-swift-project-kickoff

Congratulations to Philip Antwi-Agyei from KNUST, on his African Academy of Sciences research award. One of 21 gro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

New SWIFT Open Access paper: "The influence of global climate drivers on monsoon onset variability in Nigeria using… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Huge congratulations to African SWIFT Principal Investigator, Professor Alan Blyth who has been awarded the prestig… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Concludes today: SWIFT Forecast Testbed 1B, a pioneering event that has brought together forecasters, researchers a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

SWIFT Users Forum: Forecast Users today see presentations of live forecasts, and discuss with operational forecaste… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…