South Asian Seasonal Climate Outlook Forum (SASCOF-16)

Climate Services User Forum (CSUF) – Water & Agriculture
Online via Video Conference during 20-22 April 2020



Overview of the Agenda

Pre COF: April 20, 2020 - Technical session will consider available seasonal prediction output from WMO Global Producing Centers (GPCs) and the Lead Centre for LRF MME together with a presentation of country forecasts also capacity building training for officials of the met departments from South Asia.

SASCOF & CSUF: April 21-22, 2020 – The SASCOF-16 is expected to provide climate outlook for the 2020 summer monsoon season. The SASCOF-16 will feature the “Climate Services User Forum focused on Water & Agriculture sector (CSUF).” The CSUF will bring together experts in seasonal predictions and operational users from agricultural and irrigation departments of South Asian countries, creating a platform for understanding seasonal climate information to make effective use to manage climate risks in the region.