Affordable insurance against droughts and other climate risks will help to improve food security and protect smallholder farmers.
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He and his team are deploying seasonal climate forecasts and index insurance to help Vietnamese farmers plan ahead for changing weather, and to enhance food security.
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.
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.
How research at Columbia University is making coffee production more sustainable.
Representatives from Vietnamese government agencies and farmers’ groups came together at a recent workshop to discuss how to improve access to climate information for more effective decision making.
Thousands of Guatemalan farmers will now have access to state-of-the-art forecasts and other climate information to help them increase crop yields and earn more.
A training course marked a major step in a project that will equip farmers with climate information to manage food production in times of drought and extreme weather.