Annual meeting EU project AFTER
Project partners meet at GERICS
On 18 and 19 June 2019, the annual meeting of the project AFTER at GERICS organized by Lola Kotova took place.
AFTER (Impact of climate change and climate extremes on the Agriculture and Forestry in the Europe-Russia-Turkey region) is funded by the EU program "ERA.NET Plus with Russia". The project partners come from Belgium, Latvia, Russia and Turkey.
The main objective of AFTER is the provision of state-of-the-art climate information for
1. To analyse current and projected future climate changes (including global warming of 1.5°C, 2°C and 3°C and different RCPs scenarios in specific relevant climatic indicators and extreme climate/weather events over Europe-Russia-Turkey region.
2. To assess observed and projected impacts of global climate change and changes in climate extremes on the agriculture and forestry in the Europe-Russia-Turkey region with special focus on European Russia and Siberia.
3. To interact with stakeholders in order to assess how advancements in agriculture and forestry sectors due to changes in global climate and climate extremes would contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation.