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A Gap Analysis for the Implementation of the Global Climate Observing System Programme in Africa

International Research Institute for Climate and Society

This report is the main output from a Gap Analysis, financed by the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DfID) as a major contribution to a Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) workshop to address climate and development issues in sub-Saharan Africa. The requirement is to assess key gaps in the use of climate information from the perspective of the decision-making community at household, community, district, national and regional levels, for a range of sectors, with particular emphasis on health, agriculture and water. The report was prepared by a group of people with broad, deep and diverse experience with climate sensitive development problems, and with climate and development communities in Africa. It was strengthened by review by a larger community of development experts.

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International Research Institute for Climate and Society
Publisher
International Research Institute for Climate and Society
Series
IRI Technical Report, 06-01
Published Here
June 1, 2010
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