February, 28, 2024

Climate Outlook: SARCOF-24

The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), through the SADC Climate Services Centre (CSC) held the Twenty-fourth Southern African Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF-24), virtually, on 27 to 28 August 2020. This year, SARCOF-24 process was a collaborative effort between the SADC Climate Services Centre, with funding from the Intra-African Caribbean Pacific (Intra-ACP) Climate Services and related Applications Programme funded by the 11th European Development Fund (EDF), and other partners.  

The SARCOF meetings were being conducted virtually as follows:

  • Climate Experts Meeting (pre-SARCOF-24): 10 to 26 August 2020; and
  • Dissemination of the SARCOF-24 products: 27 to 28 August 2020.

Documents from the Forum are available from the links below:


Statement from the SARCOF-24  [EN]  |   [FR]

Climate Early Warning Advisory Note


SARCOF-24 Announcement 
Official Opening Programme
Programme - SARCOF-24
Remarks by SADC Secretariate Representative
Keynote address by the Honourable Minister of Transport and Telecommunications of Mozambique
Performance of 2019/20 season
State of the Global Climate
2020/21 SADC Consensus Climate Outlook Presentation