The third edition of the course  was held in Ouagadougou ( Burkina Faso) from 5 to 9 May 2014, organized by WMO and EUMETSAT , under the METAGRI -OPS project. The two previous editions were held in Niamey (Niger) in 2012 and in Accra (Ghana) in 2013. This edition, in French, was attended by representatives of meteorological services in Benin , Burkina Faso , Cameroon , Ivory Coast , Chad , Guinea , Guinea Bissau , Mali , Mauritania , Niger , Senegal and Togo.

The course, aimed at the specific needs of the region, had teachers of institutions who are active in this field: WMO, EUMETSAT, Land SAF, TAMSAT, JRC, FAO, University of Lisbon. AEMET contributed with specific teachers to present the Barcelona Dust Forecast Centre and Nowcasting SAF products and some experiences in distance learning.

The course, that was very active , has allowed students to share their experiences and challenges in this field of satellite agro- meteorology.

Banjul, 02 - 2014
Find here more photos of the event.

All the course’s presentations are available at AFRIMET ‘s files.