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:
Ethiopian Space Science & Technology Institute Meetings
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date(s): September 9, 2018 to September 23, 2018
Tsegaye Tadesse travels to Addis Ababa to lead training session and to participate in the Ethiopian Space Science & Technology Institute's research scientist program meetings.
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date(s): September 23, 2018 to September 26, 2018
Mark Svoboda will conduct a drought risk management workshop with the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture and partnering countries working on a regional drought management system in the Middle East and North Africa.
Location: Bonn, Germany
Date(s): October 9, 2018 to October 13, 2018
NDMC Director Mark Svoboda travels to Bonn, Germany to attend the Science Policy Interface team meeting for the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. The mandate for Svoboda and other members of the SPI team is to "translate current science into policy-relevant recommendations resulting from assessment and synthesis of current science."
Location: Ogden, UT
Date(s): October 24, 2018
Join experts from the National Drought Mitigation Center,
NOAA, the USDA and Utah State University for a one-day workshop to learn about and discuss: The U.S. Drought Monitor
· Drought Tools and Resources
· USDA Programs and the Drought Monitor
· Current conditions and seasonal outlook
· Monitoring precipitation and drought impacts.