Swalim News and Events
SWALIM’s services remain highly relevant to help Somalia preserve and manage its natural resource base – including diminishing groundwater, tree cover and soil fertility – and to protect its people against the impacts of recurrent climate shocks.
15 November 2018 - The Joint Committee for Development Cooperation, chaired by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, met today and approved, among other matters, a 3-million-Euro grant to support FAO’s SWALIM programme (Somali Water and Land Information Management), Phase VI in Somalia. https://bit.ly/2FI5e1p
SWALIM Supports Somaliland Ministry of Agricultural Development to Improve its Climate Monitoring Network
The Somaliland Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) with technical and financial support of FAO SWALIM has embarked on an exercise to revamp and fix the climate monitoring network. Weather monitoring is an important exercise as it impacts on agricultural production. For More information is available on the link: https://bit.ly/2MgYLwM
Journal PublicationsValidation of the CHIRPS satellite rainfall estimates over eastern Africa