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Niger Basin Authority (NBA) : Improving flood forecasting and early warning systems
mardi, 18 mars 2014
/ Evelyne Gauthier
Improving flood forecasting and early warning systems The German International Cooperation Agency for Development (GIZ) is funding the project for supporting the NBA in the improvement of flood forecasting and early warning systems.
 
The Deltares-IOWater-UNESCO IHE Group is responsible for implementing the project, whose overall aim is to reduce the vulnerability to flooding for the people living along the Niger River.
 
Activities, that are part of this project implementation, are :
 
Several joint missions were thus carried out at NBA head office in Niamey, in order to study the NBA current flood forecasting system (Forecasting Computer System - SIP) and identify opportunities for development. The first maps and forecasting tests will be made in 2015.