African leaders approve drought management framework
Nebraska-based drought mitigation researchers are helping African leaders develop plans to combat future drought events.
Initial steps were taken in August as Tsegaye Tadesse, a climatologist with the Nebraska-based National Drought Mitigation Center, attended the African Drought Conference in Windhoek, Namibia. The goal of the conference was to develop a drought risk management strategy for all of Africa, a continent nearly 3.5 times larger than the United States. Such a strategy will enhance each country’s resilience to drought impacts.
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For more information about the Nebraska-based National Drought Mitigation Center and its efforts, click here.