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1 METEOROLOGICAL COOPERATION AT THE EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY PRESENTED AT THE 4TH INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETIES (IFMS) MEETING, NEW ORLEANS, USA 13 TH 14 TH JANUARY 2016 BY JOHN MUNGAI SENIOR METEOROLOGIST EAC February 26,

2 Presentation Outline EAC and its Institutional Framework Key Achievements of EAC Meteorological Sector at the EAC East African Meteorological Society February 26,

3 Map of EAC February 26,

4 EAC and its Institutional Framework EAC is an inter-governmental organization (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda) million people (2014), land area of 1.82 million sq kilometres and a combined Gross Domestic Product of $110.3 billion (2014), Treaty for establishment of EAC signed 1999 Vision to have a prosperous, competitive, secure and politically united East Africa Mission to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration in order to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investment The institutional framework of the Community consists of the Executive, the Legislative and the judicial arms. The broad objective of EAC is to develop policies and programmes aimed at widening and deepening cooperation among the Partner States in political, social and cultural fields; research and technology, defence, security, legal and judicial affairs. February 26,

5 Key Achievements of EAC ECONOMIC Customs Union Protocol signed in 2005 zero rated tariffs for goods from within the region and similar tariffs for goods from outside the region Common Market Protocol signed in November 2009 free movement of labour free movement of capital freedom to set up residence free movement of services Protocol on Monetary Union signed November 2013 single currency by 2024 and Political federation in the foreseeable future Capital markets development and cross-listing of stocks Joint infrastructure development projects February 26,

6 Key Achievements of EAC SOCIAL/CULTURAL Adoption of the EAC Anthem in 2010 East African passport seven-day grace period for personal motor vehicles crossing national borders of the EAC Partner States Standardization of university fees for citizens of East African Implementation of cross-border disease control programmes POLITICAL/SECURITY/DEFENCE Signing of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community in 1999 Joint military exercises by EAC Partner States Defence Forces Establishment of fora for chiefs of Police, Directors of CID and Directors of Operations and Intelligence to coordinate peace and security matters Joint patrols, sharing of criminal intelligence and surveillance to combat cross-border crime 6

7 Key Achievements Cont.. INSTITUTIONAL Establishment of the East African Court of Justice Establishment of the East African Legislative Assembly Establishment of the East African Science and Technology Commission Establishment of the East African Kiswahili Commission Establishment of the East African Health Research Commission Establishment of the EAC Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency(CASSOA) Establishment of The Lake Victoria Basin Commission Establishment of The Inter-University Council for East Africa Establishment of EAC Chief Justices Forum February 26,

8 Meteorological Sector at the EAC Organized meteorological services in Eastern Africa started around January 1929 The meteorological services then were called British East African Meteorological Department (BEAMD), a joint service covering Kenya, Tanganyika, Zanzibar, Uganda and Zambia East African Meteorological Department...Later Broke in 1977 to the various National MET Departments 1999 cooperation between the 5 MET Departments started and Meteorological Office for coordination established in 2007 Policy Documents Developed Five Years Meteorological Development Plan and Investment Strategy ( ) Protocol on cooperation of Meteorological Services Meteorological Data Policy Climate Change Policy, Strategy and Master Plan East African Meteorological Society

9 East African Meteorological Society Constitution in Place Objective The main objective of the Society is to coordinate the advancement of the science of meteorology and related sciences, and to facilitate the development of applications of these disciplines in socio-economic development of the region for the public good and benefit of the peoples of East Africa and beyond. Specific objectives Harmonize and strengthen policies and activities of the National Meteorological Societies of the Partner States Contribute to the development of Policies of the Meteorological Services in the East African Community; Participate in the formulation and development of research agenda for Meteorology Facilitate, participate in and organize scientific meetings, workshops and symposia devoted to various aspects of Meteorology in order to stimulate research and promote interdisciplinary research and education Promote the dissemination of basic and applications research results in meteorology Promote the publication of relevant research results in international scientific journals; Work out modalities of certifying meteorologists in East Africa. February 26,

10 EAMS Cont. Membership The membership of the Society shall comprise Corporate, Associate, Honorary and Fellows. Corporate members A Corporate member shall be the National Meteorological Services and the National Meteorological Societies. Associate members An Associate Member shall be any Institution recognized by Council as advancing the goals and objectives of the Society. Honorary members An Honorary Member of the Society shall be a distinguished person whom the Society wishes to honor for exemplary services rendered to humanity. They shall be proposed to the Council by a member, and the proposal shall be approved by consensus at a meeting of the Council. Fellows A prospective Fellow of the Society shall be a Member who has made outstanding contribution to the development of meteorology or its related sciences. February 26,

11 Administrative structure Elected officials ---President, Vice-Presidents General Assembly This is the supreme organ of the Society shall comprise all categories of members assembled in an Annual General Meeting. EAMS Council consist of the President, the four Vice-Presidents, Executive Secretary, the Head of National Meteorological Services of each EAC Partner State, Chairpersons (or the equivalent) of the National Meteorological Societies, and the representative of the EAC. The Council shall be responsible for the management of the affairs of the Society Executive Committee of the EAMS The executive Committee will comprise of the president, the four vice presidents and the executive secretary. The Executive Committee shall be responsible for ensuring that reasonable actions are taken to accomplish the purposes of the Society subject only to the policy decisions made by the Council. Secretariat The Secretariat shall comprise of: Executive Secretary; Scientific officer (Meteorologist); Financial officer; and Administrative assistant February 26,

12 Expected role of EAMS in socioeconomic development Research Weather and climate prediction is an area which requires constant research. It generates new knowledge, products and applications. The EAMS will make deliberate moves to initiate, coordinate and harmonize meteorological research in the region and facilitate implementation of research results. This is a unique role which EAMS will play since it brings on board all the five Meteorological Services and Societies. This will eventually impact on the accuracy and timeliness of meteorological products issued by the various Meteorological Services eventually impacting the socio economic development. Policy EAMS will influence policy decisions by providing evidence based arguments based on research. Advocacy EAMS shall be able to take advantage of being a regional organization and use that forum to popularize meteorology. Eventually the general population and governments will identify with meteorology and will be much more likely incorporate climate information in their decision making processes hence impacting socioeconomic development of the region positively. February 26,

13 Role of EAMS Cont. Collaboration and Interaction The EAMS will encourage and facilitate collaboration and interaction of meteorologists from the region. This bigger pool of scientists should be able to initiate and sustain cross-border meteorological programmes for the benefit of the region. It should also benefit the young meteorologists through professional development and hence sustainability of meteorological Societies and Services. Certification of Meteorologists In order to maintain professional standards, there is need for all professionals to undergo a certification process. EAMS will assist in certifying meteorologists in the region. Consultancies, Capacity Building and Training The EAMS will also be expected to undertake consultancies and this will lead to bankable meteorological projects/programmes implementation of which will lead to enhanced meteorological service delivery. EAMS should also be in a position to organize training and capacity building programmes in support of meteorological development. February 26,

14 Conclusions EAC committed to the strengthening of the economic, social, cultural integration of East Africans Meteorology one of the sectors which has been identified to push forward the integration agenda implementation of the Policy instruments which have been concluded will set the EAC on a more united path to tackling the challenges of weather and climate EAC looking to building regional/global Partnerships which will help accelerate integration EAMS seen as a vehicle to mobilize meteorologists and institutions in related sciences to focus on research in MET and related sciences.this should catalyze development of MET in E. Africa and beyond February 26,

15 Weather/climate related Disasters February 26,

16 Frequent Droughts February 26,

17 Natural Disasters (More Examples) 17 26/02/2016

18 Destruction of Infrastructure February 26,

19 . Thank you! February 26,

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