Discussion Series Climate Information & Services Starting 15 April 2013

Discussion Series

Availability and usability of climate information services for adaptation planning and decision making

Starting 15 April 2013


  • Share experience with regards to the availability and usability of climate information and services in concrete adaptation planning and implementation at (sub-)national levels.
  • Inform about the latest international discussion in the field of climate services.
  • Facilitate access to experts and peers from within the group of IMACC countries and beyond.

Guiding questions

  • What are the core challenges for effective use of climate information in decision making?
  • What derives from these challenges for climate information and service providers?
  • What derives from the challenges for decision makers and practitioners?
  • What are good examples with regard to overcoming some of these challenges?
  • What are examples of positive impact from better availability and usability of information?
  • Where do we have to improve information provision and integration into decision making processes?

Target group

  • Adaptation practitioners from national to local leves of government.
  • Climate information brokers.
  • Information and services producers at international and national level.

Format of discussion series

  • Online exchange using different online tools (webinars, chat, live demonstration).
  • Country cases and input by international experts.
  • Continued exchange on AdaptationCommunity.net


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