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Promoting Adaptation to Climate Change by Reducing Weather and Climate-Related Losses through Improved Services in Sudan (FISU)

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In this project FMI contributes to the • Restructuring of the observation network • Renewal of the telecommunication system both in national and international level • Modernization of the climate database management system and • Wider dissemination of meteorological data.

Regional Andean Programme to Enhance Weather, Water and Climate Services and Development (PRASDES)

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The PRASDES Project develops sustainable services in the four participating National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in the following five areas: 1. Weather, climate and hydrology data management systems 2. Climate and Water services production systems 3. Hydrological services production systems 4. Information and Communication systems 5. Financial sustainability of services

Strengthening Hydro-Meteorological Services for Bhutan (SHSB)

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The main goal of this project is to upgrade the Department of Hydro-Met Services, so that the Bhutanese National Weather Service can be strengthened and thus substantially increase its forecast skills, contributing to the positive economic development of the country, help in reduction of poverty and improved handling of natural catastrophes in times of climate change.

Finnish-Nepalese Project for Improving Capability of the Government of Nepal to respond to the increased risks related to weather related natural disasters caused by climate change - Phase 2 (FNEP 2)

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The main focus of the project has been in Institutional Capacity Building in the area of Meteorological Network Design and Development, Hydrometeorological Data Management, Data Quality Control Procedures, Early Warning Systems and New Services Development.

SHOCS 2 - Strengthening Hydrometeorological Operations and Services in the Caribbean SIDS – Phase 2

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Regional development cooperation between Finland and ACS to support the development of Caribbean Small Island Developing States National Meteorological Services.

Particulate air pollution over India and the ‘brown cloud’ associated with it

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The primary goal of this research project was to quantify how the amount, properties and influences of aerosol are changing over India at present and in the near future, and how these quantities would be affected by different emission control strategies.
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Heikki Lihavainen, Antti Hyvärinen, Timo Anttila

Finnish-Peruvian project for increased capacity of SENAMHI to provide climatological and meteorological services (FINAMPO)

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Technical Assistance, support and training to improve capacity of SENAMHI to provide climatological, meteorological and air quality services for its stakeholders and the whole Peruvian society.

Kazakhstan Joint Economic Research Program

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The objective of the project is to perform a study to inform government policy and identify regulatory changes for improved monitoring of industrial pollution including development of a conceptual design of the State air quality monitoring network in key Oblasts and industrialized cities.

Finland - SADC Meteorology Project Inception Phase

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General consultant role for the regional development cooperation project between Finland and SADC to support the development of NMHSs in the region and MASA to improve weather and climate services.

Quality Control component for the HKH-HYCOS Project managed by ICIMOD

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Consulting HKH-HYCOS project and its Regional Flood information System (RFIS) and National Flood Information System (NFIS) in Data management and Quality Control (QC) functions for meteorological and hydrological data.
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Antti Hyvärinen, Sami Kiesiläinen, Irma Ylikangas