International Expert Symposium: Coping with Droughts

Date: 19-21 November 2014

Venue: Santiago, Chile


Participating Countries/Organizations: hydro-meteorological agencies of 14 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

Number of Participants: 55

Number of Female Participants: 23 (41%)


  • Presenting the latest activities of the International Drought Initiative (IDI)
  • Exchanging on the state of art and knowledge gaps on drought information systems
  • Evaluation of the value of information and the effectiveness of existing information strategies from a stakeholder perspective
  • Developing integrated approaches towards effective drought risk management
  • Establishing a community of practice (research-institutions-policy) on drought management with the aim to develop solutions and proposals

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