WMO COORDINATION AND CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR THE LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDCs) IN AFRICA
 
(Entebbe, Uganda, 10 – 11 September 2007)
 
 
 
Monday 10 September 2007
 

08:00 – 09:00    Registration

 
Session 1:                    Opening
 

09:00 – 10:00                – Welcoming remarks by the Permanent Representative of Uganda with WMO

- Statement by the Representative of the High Representative, UN-OHRLLS

- Statement by the Representative of the Secretary-General of WMO

- Opening statement by the Guest of Honour

- Group photograph
 

10:00 – 10:30    Coffee Break

 

Session 2:                    Benefits of weather, climate and water services to socio-economic development

 
10:30 – 10:45                Workshop Perspectives (K. Konaré, WMO)
 

10:45 – 11:15          Implementation of the Programme of Action for the LDCs for the Decade 2001 – 2010 (UN-OHRLLS)

 

11:15 – 11:45                African LDCs Strategy for the implementation of the Programme of Action for the LDCs for the Decade 2001-2010 (UNECA)

 

11:45 – 12:30             Weather, Climate and Water services for the development of the LDCs (Secretary General of WMO)

 

12:30 – 14:00                Lunch

 

Session 2 (Cont.):       Benefits of weather, climate and water services to socio-economic development

 

14:00 – 14:30      Application of meteorological and hydrological information, products and services to socio-economic development – Regional perspectives(Prof. Ogallo, ICPAC)

 
14.30 – 17:30      Application of meteorological and hydrological information, products and services to socio-economic development: National perspectives

·                      Agriculture                                             (Mali)

·                      Food Security                             (Malawi)

·                      Disaster Risk Reduction              (Mozambique)

·                      Water Resources management    (Uganda)

·                      Fisheries                                                (Senegal)

·                      Livestock                                               (Sudan)

·                      Tourism                                     (Tanzania)

·                      Health                                                   (Gambia)

 
17:30 – 18:00    Discussions
 
Tuesday, 11 September 2007
 

Session 3:          Partnership for mainstreaming Weather, Climate and Water Services into development strategies of LDCs

 

8:30 – 11:30              National reports on the implementation of the Programme of Action for the LDCs including issues related to weather, climate and water (National Focal Points of LDCs)