The NAfCOAST kickoff meeting was held in Cairo, Egypt from 8-9 November 2018. This meeting is the first meeting with the project team and partners of the project. The meeting aimed to agree on the definition of the base elements for the project and other project planning activities. Other challenges and of the project that involve policies, stakeholders engagement together with the timeline were also discussed at this meeting (schedule, status reporting, etc.).
The meeting has been started with a welcome speech from Prof. Mahmoud Hussein, Chairman of NARSS (the lead institute).A brief of the project activities, priority services, data and models needed for the targeted deliverable