Project achieved the main aim through several specific objectives:
  • to prepare regional drought monitoring, analysis, early warning products;
  • to assess regional vulnerability to drought impacts;
  • to promote and strengthen the capacity for drought preparedness, monitoring and management (training events, national seminars);
  • to set-up Drought Management Centre for Southeastern Europe;
  • exchange of knowledge, experience and best practice on drought issues (SEE network);
  • to enhance the implementation of the EU policies in the context of drought preparedness, monitoring and management, in particular in working out national drought strategies;
  • to raise awareness of decision maker, relevant stakeholders and end users about importance of effective drought preparedness, monitoring and management.