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Climate Change Action Plan for Water Resources and Meteorology 2014-2018

legislation type Executive
Passed in 2014
The Climate Change Action Plan for Water Resources and Meteorology identifies the priority actions required to tackle key issues as irrigation expansion, flood and drought. 

The plan establishes the following actions : 
1) hydro-meteorology: strengthening climate information and early warning system, capacity building for national and provincial department of water resources on climatic data collection, recording and forecasting, to improve institutional structure and networking with mass media for public weather dissemination, installation of gauging station to monitor seas level rise and wind speed; 
2) irrigation related works: climate risk management and rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure, promote innovated irrigation technology strucuture in areas affected by torrential rain, capacity building and awareness raising in climate change and disaster risk reduction;
3) flood and drought: development and rehabilitation of flood protection dike, improve capacity for flood and drought forecasting and modeling for technical officers, establishment of national forecasting center;
4) sea level rise/saline intrusion: to promote climate resilience of agricuture through building sea dikes in coastal areas, assessment of potential impact of seas level rise.


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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