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The 4th edition Agromet School “Agricultural Meteorology for managing the extreme events”

Date: 24-28 June 2024  Venue: University Campus, Conegliano Veneto (I) The increasing frequency of extreme weather events due to climate change represents a severe threat to agriculture. The long-lasting socio-economic costs of extreme events pose serious challenges for the farmers and the communities. Agricultural Meteorology, through the development of new information, knowledge, and innovative tools, […]

The 3rd edition Agromet School begins in Bratislava

In Bratislava, the seeds of agricultural resilience are being sown as we speak, on December 11th, marking the commencement of the third edition of the International School of Agrometeorology. This intellectual harvest is meticulously cultivated by the Italian Association of Agro-meteorology (AIAM) in collaboration with CNR-IBE, designated as the WMO Regional Training Center in Italy […]

Early Warning to Strengthen Resilience against Weather, Water, and Climate Events

In 2022, in a stride towards global weather preparedness, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) launched the ‘Early Warnings for All Initiative’ to ensure that every person on Earth is safeguarded by early warning systems by 2027. The “Early Warnings for All” initiative stands as a crucial effort in advancing climate justice for those directly facing […]

Learning Drought Basics

European Union, Copernicus Sentinel-2

During the summer of 2022, we experienced extreme temperatures and water shortages. A droughty summer affected not only Italy but also the 64% of EUROPEAN UNION, as shown in the map by Copernicus Global Drought Monitoring. Credit: European Union, Copernicus Emergency Management Service   According to the EU’s environmental programme Copernicus, the 2022 drought may […]

School in Agricultural Meteorology 2022

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The Italian Association of Agrometeorology, AIAM, in collaboration with CNR-IBE – as WMO Regional Training Center in Italy, WMO-RTC – and with the technical support of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization FAO, is proud to announce the Second Edition of the International Advanced School in Agricultural Meteorology: Agricultural Meteorology for a Sustainable Water Management […]

A tribute to Prof Lazreg Benaichata

We were so sorry to hear of Lazreg’s death and we want to express our most sincere sympathies to his family. Lazreg Benaichata, Professor at the University Ibn Khaldoun de Tiaret in Algeria, was in Italy several times and visited our Institute of BioEconomy (ex Institute of Biometeorology) in Rome and Florence. He collaborated with […]

PACC Final Conference

After the four training courses, a networking conference will be organized in Rome, Italy, on the 4th and the 5th of February 2019. The conference will gather those in high-levels of responsibility in the Ministries to which NMHS belong and coordinate with, as well as the Directors of Meteorological Services of the Region. The conference […]

PACC 2018: Climate Change Impacts

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The “International Training Course on Climate Change impacts: assessment and communication” is the third event of the Training Program on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Agriculture (PACC/RRC), financed by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) and realized by WMO in collaboration the Regional Training Center in Italy IBIMET-CNR and the AGRHYMET […]

PACC 2017 Training Course

20 NOVEMBER – 1 DECEMBER 2017 | FLORENCE – ITALY The International Training Course on “Climate Services for Disaster Prevention” is one of the steps of the PACC-RRC Training Programme on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Agriculture. The Project Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Agriculture is a training programme […]