International Symposium on Weather and Climate Extremes, Food Security and Biodiversity

Markus Enenkel recently attended the International Symposium on Weather and Climate Extremes, Food Security and Biodiversity at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, USA (http://www.iscefs.org/).

In order to harmonize SATIDA with currently ongoing international activities in the domains of drought and food security management, the conference was followed by meetings with

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET)

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

GEOGLAM (Global Agricultural Monitoring) group at the University of Maryland

the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

– the World Bank.