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Agricultural Meteorology in WMO
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From Strategic Plan to Implementation

The overarching objective of the Action is to increase and sustain agricultural productivity at the farm level in the Caribbean region through improved applications of weather and climate information using an integrated and coordinated approach.

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National Water Information System- Grenada

A National Water Resources Information System (WRIS) is a valuable tool for:

  • organizing water data
  • easier access to the data, and
  • assessing a country's water resources.
Agrometeorology in the Member States of the CMO

16 Member States:

  • Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada
  • Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat
  • St. Kitts/Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent
  • Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & CaicosIslands
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Climate Change and Agriculture Activities in the Caribbean

Recognizing the vulnerability to the impacts of climate change and climate variability on the economic development and social needs of the region:

  • The Heads of Governments of CARICOM member state in July 2002, endorsed the creation of a permanent capacity in the region to address climate change issues.
  • Further at the their bi-annual meeting in June 2007 approved a US$1 million for the establishment of a TRUST Fund for the initiation of regional research by the Climate Change Centre.
Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network

Creating a culture of rainfall monitoring to combat the negative impacts of climate extremes and future climate change.

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Farmers' Adaptation to Climatic Variability in the Caribbean

Climatic phenomena being observed presently

  • Variable rainfall conditions with alternating droughts and period of excess rainfall.
  • Increased number and intensity of tropical storms.
  • Decrease in the overall predictability of weather and climate, making the day‐to‐day and medium‐term planning of farm operations more difficult
Caribbean Agrometeorological Initiative USDA Agricultural Weather Facility
  • Operated by USDA/OCE (Washington, D.C.) since 1978, with NOAA/NWS meteorologists providing weather data and forecasting support to the USDA facility.
  • Mission: Keep the Nation's growers, USDA commodity analysts, as well as the Secretary and top staff informed of worldworld-wide weather related developments and their effects
    on crops and livestock.
  • USDA agricultural meteorologists receive global weather data, products, and expertise in interpretation of forecast models from NWS, and merge these products with climatologicalclimatologicalanalyses and global agronomic data to analyses determine weather's impact on agricultural productiondetermine production.
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