Python training equips African scientists with essential programming skills

The benefits of scientific computing in the daily routine tasks and undertakings of climate scientists at all levels cannot be over-emphasized. Scientific computing, despite its myriad of usefulness, has been identified to be a critical limiting factor to early career researchers and climate scientists’ research in Africa. To bridge this gap, there is the need … Continue Reading

Intensive training equips forecasters to better predict Africa’s severe storms

By Dr Jennifer Fletcher for GCRF African SWIFT High-impact weather leads to devastating losses in tropical Africa each year. Precipitation forecasts from weather-prediction models remain very poor, and existing tools for very near-term prediction remain under-utilised. In September, African SWIFT is undertaking Testbed 3, an intensive two-week trialling of new approaches and tools to short-term, … Continue Reading