The publications listed below were supported by UK Research and Innovation as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund, African SWIFT programme, grant number NE/P021077/1.

  • Atiah, W. A., Amekudzi, L. K., Aryee, J. N. A., Preko, K., & Danuor S. K. 2020. Validation of satellite and merged rainfall data over Ghana, West Africa. Atmosphere, 11(8), 859.
  • Balogun, R. A., Adefisan, E. A., Adeyewa, Z. D., & Okogbue, E.C. 2020. A concise comparison of two rainfall onset definitions using convective properties derived from TRMM precipitation radar data. Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics.
  • Giannini, A., Ali, A., Kelley, C. P., Lamptey, B. L., Minoungou, B., & Ndiaye, O. 2020. Advances in the lead time of Sahel rainfall prediction with the North American Multimodel Ensemble. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(9).
  • Osei, M. A., Amekudzi, L. K., Ferguson, C. R., & Danuor, S. K. 2020. Inter-comparison of AIRS temperature and relative humidity profiles with AMMA and DACCIWA radiosonde observations over West Africa. Remote Sensing, 12(16).


Publications with SWIFT partners as contributing authors
  • Cornforth, R., Parker, D.J., Diop-Kane, M., Fink, A.H., Lafore, J.P., Laing, A., Afiesimama, E., Caughey, J., Diongue-Niang, A., Kassimou, A. and Lamb, P., 2019. The First Forecasters’ Handbook for West Africa. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society100(11), pp.2343-2351.
  • Balogun, R. A., Adefisan, E. A., Adeyewa, Z. D., & Okogbue, E. C. 2020. Thermodynamic environment during the 2009 Burkina Faso and 2012 Nigeria flood disasters: Case study. In: Leal Filho W., Ogugu N., Adelake L., Ayal D., da Silva I., (eds) African Handbook of Climate Change Adaptation. Springer, Cham.
  • Ghana’s Vision for National Adaptation PlanningNational Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network – By Philip Antwi-Agyei (Ph.D.), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; and Antwi-Boasiako Amoah (Ph.D.), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Ghana.
  • Achugbu, I. C., Dudhia, J., Olufayo, A. A., Balogun, I., A., Adefisan, E. A., & Gbode, I. E. 2020. Assessment of WRF land surface model performance over West Africa. 2020. Advances in Meteorology.
  • Special article ‘Sub-seasonal to seasonal models for improving predictions of high impact weather, climate forecasting and advancing operational research across Africa meteorological services, academic and training centres’ by Joseph Mutemi, in S2S Prediction Project July Newsletter, Number 9