Category: El Niño Ready Nations (ENRNs)

Zimbabwe braces for poor rains

Tabitha Mutenga 3 Sep 2015 ZIMBABWE should brace for yet another drought in 2016 as climatic predictions by the Southern African Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF) of normal to below normal rainfall season clearly spell disaster for the country’s agricultural season. Although the prediction is for the whole […]

El Niño Ready Nations (ENRNs): The Concept

What is an “El Niño Ready Nation?” A Nation whose government takes El Niño occurrences as serious quasi-periodic threats and seeks to enact policies to protect its citizens, their livelihoods, and properties—both public and private–can be considered an El Niño-ready nation (ENRN).   El Niño is a recurring phenomenon […]