Mali: Hydrological and Meteorological Services Modernization Project

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Mali: Hydrological and Meteorological Services Modernization Project

In Mali, CREWS aims to enhance hydro-meteorological observation, monitoring and impact forecasting services; improve the food security early warning system; establish flood early warning services; and enhance civil protection response capacities.

The World Bank is currently setting-up the Trust Fund for the activity, which is expected to start in July 2017. CREWS resources will support the objectives of a bigger Green Climate Fund (GCF) operation therefore the objectives are aligned to improve the country’s hydro-meteorological, early warning and response systems and services in targeted areas, such as  enhancing hydro-meteorological observing, monitoring and impact forecasting services, food security early warning system and flood early warning services

The project received a new commitment of US$ 8.25 million from the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) resources in consultation with the Government and the World Bank’s Country Management Unit.The total project size is US$ 33.5 million, including the Mali Hydromet Modernization Project, which received approval, in this fiscal year, from the Green Climate Fund for $22.75 million and co- funding by CREWS resources.

Key Deliverables

  • Institutional data sharing platform
  • Capacity building and institutional development
  • Improvement of hydromet and early warning infrastructure
  • Enhancement of service delivery and warnings to communities
  • Project Management
  • Establish a flood early warning service

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