NiMet, Varysian Ltd Sign MoU For Improved Service Delivery

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) on Tuesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Varysian Limited, a United Kingdom-based weather and climate services consultancy, to partner in key areas that would lead to improved service delivery by the Agency.

The Director General and Chief Executive Officer of NiMet, Professor Charles Anosike said that the MoU signing and eventual actualization would further strengthen the Agency’s commitment to providing world-class weather and climate information services to Nigerians and the various industry sectors that it serves.

Prof Anosike said: “We are happy to be partnering Varysian Limited. Their expertise is in enhancing partnership and collaboration between National Meteorological & Hydrological Services (NMHS) and other industry stakeholders, through world-class events, data and research.

“The MoU covers a lot of areas but most importantly, we will prioritize operationalizing capacity development of our staff in marine meteorology, instituting a mentorship programme for our staff with global weather and climate services organizations and improving our capacity in parametric weather insurance”.

The MoU signing was witnessed by the Executive Director of Legal Services of NiMet, Barr. Shola Gabriel and other staff of the Agency.

The Chief Executive Officer of Varysian Limited, Tom Copping signed the MoU on behalf of Varysian, while Professor Charles Anosike signed on behalf of NiMet.

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