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Health Risks From Famine Likely to Persist

Video Short: IRI’s Madeleine Thomson discusses the short- and long-term health risks of the East Africa famine

by |November 9, 2011

Hybrid Climate Data for East Africa

In our latest video interview, climate scientist Tufa Dinku talks about his work on combining weather station data with satellite information to generate high-resolution data sets. These data could be used for making more accurate forecasts and can feed into other climate risk management activities, such as early-warning systems. With funding from Google.org, Dinku and… read more

by |September 28, 2011

Remote Sensing Critical for Monitoring Drought

Remote sensing scientist Pietro Ceccato talks about how satellite information is being used to monitor conditions in East Africa.

by |August 18, 2011