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.
The academy will train a new generation of experts who can use climate services effectively to manage the risks and opportunities around food security in Bangladesh.
Diego Pons discusses his recent work on exploring the relationships between several climatic variables and coffee productivity in a region of Guatemala.
The project will focus on climate threats to food and nutrition in six developing countries, bringing research out of the lab and into the real world.