OPEN call–Support, Research & Learning around Co-Production, Uptake & use of Weather & Climate Info, Evaluation & Transformation

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The Met Office has published a call for competition for a DFID-funded WISER (Weather & Climate Information Services for Africa) project.  The purpose of the ‘Support, Research and Learning around Co-Production, Uptake and use of Weather and Climate Information, Evaluation and Transformational Change’ project is to provide a particular focus on incorporating co-production and research (including equity and behaviour change) across all WISER-East Africa projects, provide evaluation and track transformational change across the programme.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information or to apply for this opportunity, visit the Met Office website http://bit.ly/2xjicgI

WISER

WISER is funded by the UK government’s Department for International Development (DFID). The WISER programme's mission is to deliver transformational change in the quality, accessibility and use of weather and climate information services at all levels of decision-making for sustainable development in Africa.

WISER will:

  • Focus on service delivery, directed by user needs, which support poverty reduction and development;
  • Work holistically to inform climate risk decision making bringing together research, policy and practice;
  • Work with regional, national or sub-national plans, which have involved users; and
  • Work through existing and mandated organisations and channels where possible and appropriate.

The Met Office acts as Fund Manager for the East Africa part of WISER, including the provision of technical leadership, future programme development, programme oversight and by managing sub-grants of funds.

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