AGRHYMET Regional Centre

Centre régional AGRHYMET

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History

Dec 1974, under the name Centre régional de formation et d'application en agrométéorologie et hydrologie opérationnelle (Centre AGRHYMET), by member countries of Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS), as a specialized institute of CILSS; commenced operations in Oct 1975. Following a comprehensive restructuring of CILSS, 1993, the Centre's operational activities were recognized into two Major Programmes.

Aims

Ensure harmonious and integrated exploitation of meteorological, agrometeorological, pest control, remote sensing and hydrological competences and services in the Sahel region; strive to secure food security of member states; ensure increased food production in the management of natural resources in the Sahel region by applying agrometeorological and hydrological information.

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Activities

Training/education; awards/prizes/competitions; knowledge management/information dissemination; research/documentation.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 16 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 9 countries
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Subjects *

  • Meteorology
    • Meteorology

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 13: Climate Action

UIA Org ID

E2429

Last News Received

2017
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