30th November - 2nd December 2021 - Workshop to share results of the AMMA-2050 project with decision makers in Burkina Faso this workshop was planned for Decision makers and Technical services to become familiar with the dicison support tools developed by the project including Climate change and its impacts on Burkina Faso, Projected rains by 2050, Flood maps integrating future climate risks and flood vulnerability in the Grand Ouaga area.
29 March 2019: Presentation workshop of the multisectoral portal on the impacts of climate change for decision support in Senegal (Dakar, Senegal). This event was to demonstrate the web-portal as a took for decision makers to use when assessing future climage change.
31 January 2019: PAS-PNA and Climate Analytics organised their Final Workshop on Vulnerability Studies - AMMA2050 researchers presented at this event (January 31, 2019 Hotel Savana - Dakar)
You can download the final reports from the following web links:
Evaluation de la vulnérabilité du secteur de la zone côtière à la variabilité et aux changements climatiques dans la région de Fatick Evaluation de la vulnérabilité du secteur agricole à la variabilité et aux changements climatiques dans la région de Fatick
You can also access all the reports and policy briefs produced to date by going to the project page dedicated to Senegal.
14-15 November 2018: A joint WASCAL-AMMA-2050 workshop to share emerging learning and inform the development of a clear road map to bridge existing gaps titled: Operationalissing the links between researchers and policymakers in West Africa
24 May 2018: Workshop Burkina Faso: Réunion d’échanges avec les Maires et les Décideurs sur la prise en compte des risques d’inondations dans la planification urbaine
Workshop to Exchange with mayors and decision-makers on taking into account flood risks in urban planning.
3 May 2018: Workshop at ISRA (Dakar-Senegal) titled: Pour une Meilleure Prise en Compte de L’information Climatique dans les Politiques Agricoles : Echange D’informations Entre Scientifiques et Décideurs Sur L’évolution De La Mousson Africaine D’ici 2050
(Towards a Better Taking into Account of Climatic Information in Agricultural Policies: Exchange of Information Between Scientists and Decision Makers on the Evolution of the African Monsoon By 2050)
5-9 February 2018: 3rd Annual meeting of AMMA-2050 in Montpellier (France)
19 Dec. 2017: workshop: SCUS2050: devenir de l’océan côtier ouest-africain à l’horizon 2050
First meeting with stakeholders to inform on coastal ocean vulnerability and impact on ecosystems and fisheries in Dakar, Senegal. Meeting objective was to inform and build lasting links between researchers and stakeholders concerned by the impacts of climate change on Senegal's marine (coastal and coastal) environment.
6 - 10 February: Annual project meeting AMMA-2050 in Somone, Senegal plus stakeholder event
31 January to 2 February 2017: joint BRACED-AMMA2050 workshop "Comment les informations météorologiques et climatiques peuvent soutenir la prise de décisions du gouvernement local" at the Naional Archives Centre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (for Workshop reports)
12-16 December 2016: Metrics workshop in Leeds, UK, with West African partners from Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal and Ghana for knowledge transfer in scientific programming with Python and the development of common programming routines for data analysis. Read about the experiences of the participants
10 November 2016: Dr. Abdoulaye Diarra participated in a COP22 side event where he discussed the AMMA2050 project
7- 8 July 2016: Stakeholder meeting Burkina Faso
Stakeholder meeting in Burkina Faso : Workshop to facilitate exchanges with National Actors On Research AMMA-2050 (Atelier D'échanges Avec Les Acteurs Nationaux Sur Le Projet De Recherche AMMA-2050).
Newspaper article (L'Observateur) on the workshop and project goals in Ouaga
7-8 April 2016: Stakeholder meeting Senegal
Joint workshop of the projects CaSA and AMMA-2050 for the identification of agricultural technology options for dealing with climate change. The workshop is a joint initiative of two projects that contribute significantly to the emerging debate on the prevention of impacts of climate change, food security and sustainable development in Senegal.
11 December 2015: COP21 side event on policies in Africa
Side event presentation at COP21 organised by our partner in Ivory Coast titled: "Efficiency and sustainability of climate and environmental policies in Africa: What are the scientific, political and financial barriers?"
1-5 October 2015: Project Kick-off meeting, Wallingford, UK
This week long event was a productive time for the project as it united all members working on AMMA-2050. Representatives from all the work packages were present and for the first time we sat together to develop our detailed plans. Given the cross-sectoral work of AMMA-2050 discussion focused on the metrics of high impact weather, plans for cross-cutting case studies and understanding of the decision making context of our pilot studies in Senegal and Burkina Faso.
23 September 2014: First Stakeholder Engagement event, Dakar Senegal
In an effort to ensure maximum uptake and embed the opinions of end-users into the project, representatives of relevant ongoing regional initiatives were invited to raise awareness of the proposed work and to participate in developing mechanisms for co-production. Sharing of best practices at this early stage provided support for cross-discipline collaborations planned over the duration of AMMA-2050. In this way we were able to identify collaborations with other ongoing regional programmes and projects and incorporate their needs into the project planning process.
22-24 September 2014: Project inception meeting hosted by : ANACIM and LPOAF/UCAD
First gathering of the workpackage leaders to develop and plan the work on the project proposal. It was hosted at the offices of ANACIM with much support from partners at UCAD and ISRA. One of the main goals of the workshop was to bring together the West African and the European partners in order to forge a coherent proposal, with a balanced division of roles across partners. This meeting laid the foundation of our project design.