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Rwanda: Climate Conference On El Nino Impact Opens in Kigali

A conference of Horn of Africa countries most vulnerable to climate change opens in Kigali today.

According to John Ntaganda Semafara, the acting director-general of Rwanda Meteorology Agency, the meeting will discuss disaster risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans on the critical climate sensitive sectors of the regional countries-Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

The issues to be presented are in the sectors of agriculture, construction, energy supply system, food security, livestock, water resources, health, disaster risk management and others where policy and decision makers will use data to take measures.


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