Project Objectives

GCRF African-SWIFT’s overarching goal is to deliver a step change in African weather forecasting capability from hourly to seasonal timescales, and build research capability to continue forecasting improvements in Africa for the foreseeable future.

To accomplish this, we aim to:

  • Build capacity within African forecasting agencies and improve communication links to forecast users
  • Improve tropical forecasting ability on hourly and seasonal timescales
  • Assist African partners to develop capacity for sustained training of weather forecasters
  • Translate results to the wider developing world
  • Benefit African populations, public and private sector organisations

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