Tools that are already being used to support climate-smart agriculture could help to build resiliency in restored ecosystems.
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‘Maprooms’ are freely accessible, online analytical and visualization tools to make climate data more usable. Developed at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, they are now being tailored and scaled to support adaptation in African agriculture.
New state-of-the-art forecasting systems are enabling regional and national meteorological agencies to generate timely and decision-relevant climate information for their agricultural sectors.
The Columbia Climate School’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society celebrated its 25th anniversary in an event on September 16.
At the Center for Climate Systems Research, she translates information about climate risks to support resilience-building in developing countries.
In order to offer protective insurance to greater numbers of smallholder farmers, in 2021, the ACToday project began testing mobile crowdsourcing apps that tap into the experiences and memories of farmers themselves.
As part of its goal to increase food security in six countries, the ACToday project has helped develop new climate services that lead to better agricultural decision making.
In the last year, project members trained more than 1,600 professionals and graduate students on integrating climate knowledge into food planning and policy, to help combat hunger.
Tesfamariam Tekeste helps farmers reduce their vulnerability to climate change. She tells us about her work, as well as some hard truths about why those vulnerabilities exist in the first place.
New recommendations outline a path to maximize impact of investments in digital climate services for small-scale farmers.