It operates across sub-Saharan Africa, providing near real-time monitoring of rainfall for improved communication and decision making by national governments, National Meteorological-Hydrological Services (NMHSs), NGOs, national research institutions, farmers, scientists and policy-makers.
The Rainwatch team has a common objective of fostering learning and creating dialogue among forecasters, researchers, practitioners, and decision makers. We believe in integrating the latest climate research for the effective up-scaling of climate information services in Africa. Overcome the threats posed by climate change in order to achieve ongoing adaptation and thereby food security, climate resilient livelihoods, reduced risks and improved environmental management
To form a strong alliance that offers a sublime opportunity for learning and creating dialogue among producers and users of climate and weather information. To scale up climate service delivery in Africa To build resilience in Africa.
To be a novel platform in Africa providing usable weather and climate information towards improved accessibility for weather monitoring and communication for decision making.