IGAD-HYCOS (Eastern Africa)

WMO Strategic Priority: WIGOS and WIS, Capacity Development
Status: Completed
Funding: About 6,420,000.00 CHF (5,523,000.00 EUR)
Programmes: Hydrology and Water Resources Programme
Implementation in: Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda
Regions: Region I: Africa
Donors: European Union (EU)
Project Partners: Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), WMO
Contact: Project website


The objective of the IGAD-HYCOS project was to promote sustainable and integrated water resources development and management in the Horn of Africa through enhancement of regional cooperation and collaboration in the collection, analysis, dissemination and exchange of hydrometeorological data and information for water resources assessment, monitoring and management. For that purpose the project aimed at providing adequate capacity building and infrastructure for hydrological observation and regional cooperation in information exchange among the participating countries.