The AgMIP Sub-Saharan Africa Workshop has held January 16th-20th, 2012 at the Fairmont Mount Kenya Hotel in Kenya and focused on AgMIP research and coordination in Sub-Saharan Africa to:
Raise awareness of AgMIP objectives, activities, and outcomes for Sub-Saharan Africa;
Determine key climate variability and change related questions for agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa;
Demonstrate and build capacity for the research activities described in the AgMIP Protocols at pilot locations in Sub-Saharan Africa using multiple models to understand important uncertainties; and
Build a transdisciplinary AgMIP Sub-Saharan Africa Program with regional agricultural scientists including experts in agronomy, climate, agricultural economics, and information technologies.
Representatives of leading crop modeling, climate, and economics groups from around the world attended to build and intercompare simulations of Sub-Saharan African crops and markets.
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