World Bank seeks $500 million for African weather services: TRFN

By Maina Waruru

The World Bank is working with other development finance institutions to raise some $500 million to modernise weather and flood forecasting services in Africa.

Daniel Kull, a disaster risk specialist with the World Bank, said it was talking to lenders, including the African Development Bank and the Islamic Development Bank, about mobilising the funds to improve prediction, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.

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