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Ethiopia: Forum Eyes Enhanced National Metrology, Hydrology Services

African Ministerial Council on Meteorology (AMCOMET), Africa Hydromet Forum 2017 aims to improve the capability of national hydrology and meteorology and services of African countries to provide accurate weather and climate services that meet the needs of end users in various sectors.

The Forum is also set bring together technical as well as ministerial participants to provide guidance on how existing weather, water and climate information strategies and programs can be strengthened to help promote sustainable development.

Opening a four day forum at the African Union Conference Hall yesterday, Dr. Seleshi Bekele, Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity said climate and disaster risk are threatening Africa's development gains that impact 10 million people on average every year since 1970.


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