With support from the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture, the Agroclimatic Observatory is further developed to include all the national and international data sets relevant for drought monitoring and early warning in (near) real time. The project includes trainings on the development of this database with tutorials that are available online. The consolidation phase will officially end in March 2014, when the enhanced observatory is presented to stakeholders and decision makers.

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 New Peruvian Drought  Observatory

 The first steps in the  development of the Peruvian  Drought observatory are taken.  During October 1-2 consultation  with different national actors  was initiated and an  implementation plan established.

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 Deficit Irrigation

 A new manual on deficit  irrigation techniques in Quinoa  production systems in the  Altiplano is available  online. More

MWAR LAC - Managing Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Latin America and the Caribbean