Saturday, 28 May 2011

Protection of agriculture against more extreme weather can be strengthened

Every facet of agricultural activity depends on the weather and increasing changes in the weather expose farmers to additional risks. Risks are highest in poorer communities, particularly Africa, where the existing climate observing system is the weakest. Reinforcing this network and its dissemination of appropriate information would allow for more accurate short-term and seasonal weather prediction, boosting knowledge and increasing farmers’ ability to plan for and react quickly to harmful weather conditions.

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