CLIMANDES – Servicios CLIMáticos con énfasis en los ANdes en apoyo a las DEcisioneS

Project completed

National climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies and climate-related policy decisions need to be based on high-quality weather and climate information.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Climate change and environment
Biosphere protection
Environmental policy
Tertiary education
01.08.2012 - 31.03.2016
CHF  3’325’000

Development of climate services and products as part of the WMO-led Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) Initiative and strengthening of the WMO Regional Training Centre in Lima, Peru


To provide high-quality weather and climate information to inform policy-makers

Target groups

Political decision-makers in Peru and Andes, professional weather forecasters in Peru, students in the field of meteorology and climatology of WMO Member States in Region III

Medium-term outcomes


  • Increased capacity at the Regional Training Centre (RTC), to train professionals specialised in meteorology and climatology
  • Government agencies adequately use climate information in decision-making




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    Results from previous phases:  


    Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
    Credit area Development cooperation
    Project partners Contract partner
    Private sector
    Swiss state institution
    United Nations Organization (UNO)
    • National State Institute SWISS
    • Foreign private sector South/East
    • Swiss Private Sector
    • World Meterological Organization
    • Servicio Nacional de Meteorologia e Hidrologia del Peru SENAMHI; Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss

    Other partners


    Coordination with other projects and actors


    Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF    3’325’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    3’261’437
    Project phases Phase 2 01.01.2016 - 31.03.2019   (Completed)

    Phase 1 01.08.2012 - 31.03.2016   (Completed)