Insurance payouts based on weather conditions are helping to keep premiums low and enabling millions of farmers access to coverage previously unavailable to them.
Francesco Fiondella, Author at State of the Planet
The pandemic will test our food and trade systems in ways never experienced before. Food security research Michael Puma helps unravel the complex interplay of risks.
Affordable insurance against droughts and other climate risks will help to improve food security and protect smallholder farmers.
In August of 2019, Colombia’s national meteorological service, IDEAM, launched a state-of-the-art climate forecasting system called NextGen.
ACToday aims to combat hunger and improve food security by increasing climate knowledge in Ethiopia, Senegal, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Colombia, and Guatemala.
The award from US CLIVAR) recognizes Muñoz’s ‘outstanding contributions’ to the research and applications of subseasonal-to-seasonal predictions.
Climate scientist Nachiketa Acharya uses medium-term forecasts to help Indian farmers with planning and decision-making.
A prototype model considers climate and socioeconomic factors to see if displacements of people can be predicted and better explained.
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society is part of a new project that will use satellite imagery to address environment and development challenges across the Amazon Basin.