Andrea Gerlak leads study of Global Framework for Climate Services in Africa

July 18, 2017
gerlak and crew

13 airports, 13 days, 3 countries in Africa to study the role and impact of a global initiative to bring climate information to bear on climate challenges in developing countries. The interdisciplinary University of Arizona team (Andrea Gerlak of the Udall Center and School of Geography & Development, and Zack Guido and Chris Knudson of the Institute of the Environment) was commissioned by the United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization (WMO) as part of a larger effort to review the first seven years of the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) by assessing the progress and lessons learned from GFCS programming and offering recommendations for future implementation.