National Drought Mitigation Center

Post Event

Ethiopia Workshop 2015

July 28-29, 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

NASA, the National Drought Mitigation Center, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (USA), the National Meteorological Agency (NMA) of Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Meteorological Society (EtMS), and Addis Ababa University (AAU), organized a workshop on July 28-29, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop brought nearly 80 participants together from a variety of agencies and institutions in the Great Horn of Africa. The various type of agencies included: Meteorological Agencies, Agricultural Research Stations, Universities, United Nations Organizations, NGOs focused on Food Security and Poverty, Embassies, Land and Water Management Center, River Basin Authorities, and Energy. A total of 7 countries were represented.

Contact Information

For more information about the project, please contact Dr. Tsegaye Tadesse,, 402-472-3383

For more information about the outreach materials related to this project, please contact Ms. Nicole Wall,, 402-472-6776.



  • Climate Change Impact on Growing Seasons in the Ethiopian Highlands and the Surrounding Lowlands
  • Climate Change Impact on Variability of Rainfall Intensity in Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia
  • Dynamical Downscaling of Climate Change Projections Over Ethiopia Using RegCM4
  • Dynamical Downscaling of GCM out puts to Determine Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on the Hydrologic Sensitivity of Blue Nile Basin Surface Water Resource Potential
  • Error Analysis of Global Satellite Precipitation Products Using Daily Gauged Observations over the Upper Central Blue Nile Basin: preliminary results
  • Evaluation of NCEP CFSV2 Forecast over the Greater Horn of Africa
  • Hydrological Evaluation of Satellite Precipitation Products on Upper Blue Nile Basin: A Case study of Gilgel Abbay
  • Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Agricultural Systems in Adama District, Ethiopia
  • Improving Temporal Resolutions of Drought Predictions Using Knowledge Discovery from Database Approach
  • Monthly Probabilistic Forecast in Ethiopia usingGLOBO
  • Verification and Validation of Multi Modal Ensembles (MMEs) Forecast System during JJAS (Kiremt) season over Ethiopia