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.
Through ‘EI Live,’ experts from across the Earth Institute will share their work through live lectures, interactive activities, and demos. The series launches April 6.
Three Earth Institute experts weigh in.
Both crises start with experts issuing warnings about big invisible monsters and end with catastrophic consequences that are nearly unstoppable by the time they can be seen and felt.
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 PRISM project aims to harness large, multi-sectoral datasets in order to identify risk factors for catastrophic events.
Women scientists play an essential role in the Earth Institute’s mission to understand how the planet works, how humans are changing it, and how to build a sustainable future.