Overview: Climate change will have devastating impacts on a range of sectors in Tanzania, if necessary precautions are not made. This GFCS pilot project in Tanzania aims to improve delivery of relevant, timely and high-quality climate information to those in need.
In this position, the project manager will be able to engage across a range of sectors, from different ministries to civil society to the national met office, to create modern services on weather and climate.
Background: The World Meteorological Organization is leading the Global Framework for Climate Services initiative in collaboration with partners such as the Norwegian Refugee Council/NORCAP, the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Food Programme (WFP), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and others. The GFCS seeks to bring providers and users of climate services together, and build services that can reduce vulnerability and adapt to climate impacts in the areas of agriculture and food security, water, health, energy and disaster risk reduction.