CC4: Drought monitoring and forecasting over the Nile Basin ****ENDED
Mar 25, 2021 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
This research aims to improve understanding of multi-track water diplomacy by identifying interventions by negotiators, academics, and international organizations that will help create an enabling environment for collective action. It compares. It compares face-to-face negotiations among state representatives in the Nile Basin in relation to the CFA and GERD and use uses this to delineate procedural and non-procedural barriers to the negotiations.:
The study presents a new methodology for spatially explicit and globally applicable agricultural drought hazard, vulnerability and risk modelling in agricultural lands, grasslands and shrubland areas. The drought hazard model used time series crop yields data from the Food and Agriculture Organization Corporate Statistical Database (FAOSTAT) and biophysical predictors from satellite remote sensing (SPI, NDII, NDVI, LST, albedo).