Presentations

SESSION 2: METARI-OPS REVIEW - OBJECTIVES AND COUNTRY REPORTS

METAGRI-OPS Overview and General Aspects by Robert Stefanski (WMO)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Mali by Daouda Diarra (Mali)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Mauritania by Hamidou Coulibaly (Mauritania)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Senegal by Mamadou Ndiaye (Senegal)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Guinea Bissau by Franciso Fonseca Dias (Guinea Bissau)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Côte d'Ivoire by Augustin Kodjenini Mian (Côte d'Ivoire)
METAGRI-OPS in Côte d'Ivoire_SODEXAM video broadcast on national television of Côte d'Ivoire
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Benin by Kokou Marcelin Nakpon (Benin)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Nigeria by James Ijampy Adamu (Nigeria)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Ghana by Dominic Pokperlaar (Ghana)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Sierra Leone by Patrick Musa (Sierra Leone)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Gambia by Ali Mbye (Gambia)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Liberia by Henry Simpson (Liberia)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Guinea by Halimatou Diallo (Guinea)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Niger by Aissa Sitta (Niger)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Cape Verde by Joao Moreno Spencer (Cape Vert)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Togo by Abalo Affo Dogo (Togo)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Chad by Djergo Gaya (Chad)
METAGRI-OPS_Country report_Burkina Faso by Cyriaque Sia (Burkina Faso)

 SESSION 3 : OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS

Basic Manual on Roving Seminars by James Adamu Ijampy (Nigeria) 
Climate and weather-related risks in agriculture in West Africa by Hamidou Coulibaly (Mauritania) 
Connaissances traditionelles et pratiques agrométéorologiques by Mamadou Ndiaye (Senegal) 
Comparaison de deux pluviomètres paysan et SPIEA by Daouda Zan Diarra (Mali) 

 SESSION 4: IMPROVING CLIMATE AND WEATHER INFORMATION BROADCAST

Lessons learnt from media trainings by Oumy Khaïry Ndiaye
Local radios: experience from West Africa by Francisco Fonseca Dias (Guinea Bissau) 
Diffusion des informations climatologiques et météorologiques en Mauritanie by Hamidou Coulibaly (Mauritania) 
Keynote presentation by Moussa Toure (Environmental journalist of National Television of Côte d'Ivoire) 
Stratégie de communication des informations climatologiques et météorologiques en réponse aux utilisateurs by Djergo Gaya (Chad)
Communication strategy for climate and weather information to users in Liberia by Henry Simpson (Liberia) 

SESSION 5: PROJECT EVALUATION 

METAGRI-OPS Evaluation methodology by Vieri Tarchiani (IBIMET, Italy) 
METAGRI-OPS Weather and Climate services for Farmers: Impact assessment by Dominic Pokperlaar (Ghana) 
METAGRI-OPS Résultats sur la production agricole en Mauritanie by Hamidou Coulibaly (Mauritania)
METAGRI-OPS Impacts sur la production agricole en Côte d'Ivoire by Augustin Kodjenini Mian (Côte d'Ivoire) 
METAGRI-OPS Assessment of use and impacts of weather and climate services on small holder farmers behavior and crop production by Adamou Aissa Sitta (Niger)

SESSION 6: TRAINING ON OPERATIONAL TOOLS 

Use of satellite data and products for agricultural meteorology by José Camacho (WMO)
SARRA-H Crop Model: Operational improvements by Christian Baron (CIRAD, France)

SESSION 7: GENDER ISSUES ON ACCESS AND USE OF WEATHER AND CLIMATE INFORMATION FOR AGRICULTURE IN WEST AFRICA 

Outcomes from the WMO Gender Conference by Robert Stefanski (WMO)
Accès des femmes aux informations météorologiques dans le cadre du projet METAGRI by Halimatou Diallo (Guinea)
Vers l'intégration d'un volet égalité hommes - femmes dans le prochain METAGRI by Christelle Arièle Ngom (Cameroon)

SESSION 8: WORKING GROUPS ON PROJECT OUTCOMES AND PROPOSALS FOR METAGRI SERVICES

Sessions breakout
Group I: Improvements in Roving Seminars: Methods, traditional knowledge and plastic raingauges
Group II: Training on Operational tools
Group III: Improving broadcast, access and use of climate and weather information for agricultural decision making
Group IV: Developing evaluation methodology including information impacts
Group V: Development of a gender component

SESSION 9: METAGRI SERVICES PROJECT PROPOSAL 

Spanish cooperation in weather, water and climate and its interest in METAGRI by Antonio Conesa (AEMET, Spain)

SESSION 9 (continued): WORKING GROUPS : REPORTS AND PROPOSALS FOR METAGRI SERVICES 

Session breakout
Group I: Séminaires itinérantes et pluviomètres en plastiques: améliorations apportées
Group II: Formation aux outils opérationnels 
Group III: Amélioration de la diffusion des informations relatives au temps et climat, de l'accès à ces informations et de leur utilisation pour la prise de decision dans le secteur agricole
Group IV: Elaboration d'une méthode d'évaluation  
Group V: Amélioration de l'accès des femmes aux informations relatives au temps et climat dans le contexte de l'agriculture 
Group VI: Gestion des risques liés aux aléas météorologiques et climatiques