NDMC works across the U.S. and around the world with physical and social science researchers,
policymakers, agricultural producers and other stakeholders addressing topics related to drought monitoring, mitigation, planning and policy. Here are some of the places where we’ll be working in the days and weeks ahead:
World Bank South Africa Workshop
Location: Eswatini, South Africa
Date(s): February 3, 2020 to February 14, 2020
Mark Svoboda, Cody Knutson, and John Swigart to conduct a project workshop for the World Bank in Eswatini for multiple southern African nations.
Envisioning a Regional Drought Learning Network
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Date(s): February 11, 2020 to February 12, 2020
This workshop will focus on needs and response during extreme and exceptional drought in the Southwest and Southern Plains in order to establish a prototype Drought Learning Network (DLN). The DLN will be a framework for managers to share what was successful in preparing for, responding to and recovering from drought, to inform current and future response.
Location: Bonn, Germany
Date(s): February 14, 2020 to February 20, 2020
Mark Svoboda to participate in a UNCCD Science Policy Interface meeting in Bonn, Germany.
USDA Southwest Climate Hub Workshop 2020
Location: Kahului, HI
Date(s): April 5, 2020 to April 11, 2020
Brian Fuchs, Mark Svoboda and Tonya Bernadt to attend and present two workshops in Hawaii on both Maui and the Big Island as part of our work with the USDA Southwest Climate Hub.