Future Water Availability

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Key words:

modelling, data integration, communication


Enable WMO members to quantify and communicate impacts of climate change on water availability at different scales (river basin, national, regional, etc.)


Name of Focal Point

Sulagna Mishra

Email of Focal Point




Activity Outcomes

1) Link all existing global scale hydrological modelling initiatives 2) Create a hydro and climate modelling system that spans the globe 3) Link model validation, interpretation and communication activities

Estimated Activity Milestones

Integrated water and climate outlook in all WMO regions by 2023

Current Partners

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Desired Key Capabilities of New Partners

Modelling, Monitoring, Forecasting
Matthias Berninger, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability, Bayer

Matthias Berninger

Matthias Berninger (born 1971) is a former German politician and member of The Greens from 1993 until 2007.
From 2001 to 2005, Berninger served as Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection under minister Renate Künast in the second cabinet of Chancellor Gerhard Schröder. After leaving the government, he was his parliamentary group’s spokesperson on economic policy from 2005 until 2007.
Since 2019, Berninger has been serving as head of public and government affairs at Bayer.