Promoting Modernization of Meteorological and Hydrological Services in Central Asia

Research summary

Regional development cooperation project between FMI and Uzhydromet together with WMO Regional Training Centre (RTC) in Tashkent to support the development of Central Asia National Meteorological Services. The main purpose of the Project is to increase capacity of Uzhydromet and other National Meteorological and Hydrological Services in Central Asia to produce sustainable and end-user driven public and private services.

Description

Improving the capacity of the managers and key staff of the CA NMHSs to build a sustainable development strategy based on state-of-the-art infrastructure and end-user needs.
- Improved capacity of Uzhydromet to provide regional hydrometeorological training to CA NMHSs
- Improved service delivery of the CA NMHSs
• Training workshops by FMI experts.
• Present situation assessment of RTC
• Plan and upgrade of RTC with modern measurement and training equipment
• Planning of strategy and training plan
• Planning and organizing training workshops for CA NHMS experts

Research info

Research title
Promoting Modernization of Meteorological and Hydrological Services in Central Asia

Research timeline
1.6.2011 - 1.12.2013

Keywords
capacity building Meteorology

Region
Asia

Countries
Finland, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Institution
Finnish Meteorological Institute
Helsinki, Finland

Funding instrument
Ministry for Foreign Affairs (ICI, HEI-ICI, N-S-S), Business Finland

Head of research
Irma Ylikangas

Partners
Uzhydromet, Kazhydromet, Kyrgyshydromet, Tajikhydromet, Turkmenhydromet

Contact information
Antti Hyvärinen
+358405152004
antti.hyvarinen@fmi.fi

Record last updated
10.8.2016