GlobeDrought – Characterizing and Assessing Drought Risk and Drought Impacts at the Global and Regional Level

GlobeDrought – Characterizing and Assessing Drought Risk and Drought Impacts at the Global and Regional Level

The first introductory webinar & lecture provide a general overview of the objectives of GlobeDrought. It will discuss the relevance of understanding and assessing drought risk and its sectoral impacts in order to create more resilience societies.

The leading questions are: What is a drought, how can it be characterized, why does it matter globally (past events & impacts, future outlook), what is drought risk, what are key components, why do we need to understand and assess drought risk?