Strengthening Climate Resilience in Burkina Faso


Climate resilience cannot be strengthened without effective capacity building.

CREWS has offered capacity development to more than 500 women, accounting for 38% of farmers at 3 pilot sites, on weather/climate information and dissemination. In total, 1391 people were trained to use hydro-met services at pilot sites, resulting in powerful socio-economic benefits and outcomes. Additionally, 22 staff from meteorological and hydrological services were trained in numerical weather prediction and interpretation, flood and crop modeling, while 62 Ministry of Agriculture staff and local radio operators were trained in disseminating warnings to those in need.

World Meteorological Organization is supporting increased forecasting and warning capacity to ensure that the risks of loss of life, from drought, sand and dust storms, floods, and severe weather, are minimized.

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