NASA IDS: Seasonal Prediction of Hydro-Climatic Extremes for the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA)

October 24 to October 25, 2017
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), Ethiopia organized a workshop October 24-25, 2017, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia that brought together a variety of decision makers and/or their advisers, representing local, regional, and international organizations in the Great Horn of Africa.

Contact Information

For more information about the project, please contact Dr. Tsegaye Tadesse, ttadesse2@unl.edu, 402-472-3383

For more information about the outreach materials related to this project, please contact Ms. Nicole Wall, nwall2@unl.edu, 402-472-6776.


  • "Climate Smart Villages" as epicenter of Green growth in Ethiopia
    Belay Simane and Benjamin Zaitchik
  • Agricultural Research and the use of Seasonal Climate Information in Ethiopia
    Degefie T. Degefie
  • Assessing Weather Forecasting Needs of Smallholder Farmers for Climate Change Adaptation in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia
    Hirut Getachew
  • Climate Change &the Horn of Africa: responses, opportunities & challenges
    Abebe Tadege
  • ATA’s Experience in Capacity Building to Enhance Climate Information Use by Smallholder Farmers for Climate Change Resilience
    Wagayehu Bekele
  • Drought Monitoring in the United States
    Deborah Bathke
  • Drought Risk Management: the Three Pillars of Drought Preparedness
    Michael Hayes
  • Ethiopian Space program
    Solomon Tessema
  • Global Drought Risk Management Activities at the NDMC: Where to From Here?
    Mark Svoboda
  • Landscape restoration via food security interventions can deliver resilience and climate-change mitigation co-benefit in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP)
    Dawit Solomon
  • Method and techniques of NMA forecasts
    Asaminew Teshome
  • Monitoring and Mitigation of Drought and Flood hazards in Sudan
    Hafsa A. Ahmed
  • NASA GHA PROJECT Wrap Up: Advancing Research and Operations in the Greater Horn of Africa
    Nicole Wall
  • Participatory Hazard Risk Assessment and Hazard Atlases Project in Kenya
    Nicole Wall and Deborah Bathke
  • Predictability of Maize(corn) Production in the Great Horn of Africa
    Robel Takele
  • Prediction of Hydro-Climatic Extremes in the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA)
    Tsegaye Tadesse
  • Seasonal Prediction of Hydro-Climatic Extremes in the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA)
    Tsegaye Tadesse
  • Seasonal Prediction of User- Tailored and Climate Products for the GHA at ICPAC
    Zewdu T. Segele
  • The National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)
    Mark Svoboda
  • Tree rings to infer historical local climates: the periodicity of drought in Africa
    Aster Gebrekirstos
  • Validation of CHIRPS Satellite Rainfall Estimates over East Africa
    Tufa Dinku, Chris Funk, Pete Peterson, Tsegaye Tadesse , and Pietro Ceccato
  • Validation of new satellite rainfall products over the Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia
    Getachew Tesfaye
  • Vegetation Outlook for the Greater Horn of Africa (VegOut-GHA): A Seasonal Prediction Model
    Tsegaye Tadesse


  • Climate change and Population Growth Impacts on Surface water Supply and Demand of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Bisrat Kifle Arsiso, Gizaw Mengistu Tsidu, Gerrit Hendrik Stoffberg and Tsegaye Tadesse
  • Generated weather data evaluation for crop model use in Ethiopia
    Feyera M. Liben, Charles S. Wortmann, Tsegaye Tadesse, Haishun Yang and John Lindquist
  • Sensitivity and Comparison of Drought Indices in Parts of the Upper Blue Nile