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WMO Workshop on 3-7 October 2016 at IITM
The WMO Workshop on “Enhancing Climate Indices for Sector-specific Applications in the South Asia region” will be organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and hosted by the IITM during 3-7 October 2016. The Workshop is aimed at enhancing the use of climate information in climate-sensitive sectors for climate risk management and adaptation, through interdisciplinary analysis and interpretation of sector-specific climate indices. The proposed workshop will bring together the experts from NMHSs and representatives of priority areas (agriculture and food security, water,health, energy and disaster risk reduction) from nine South Asian countries including India and also experts from world wide.
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India-UK Joint Centre on Water Security officially launched
As an outcome of collaborative efforts and funding by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), India and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), UK a virtual India-UK Water Centre (IUKWC) has been officially launched on 27th September 2016. This virtual centre builds on recent and ongoing collaborative water research programmes between India and the UK.
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India-UK Water Centre website