agrometeorological News

  • UN-backed forum to study climate forecasting and sustainable farming

    More than 80 scientists, farmers, and agriculture experts from around the globe gathered at a United Nations-backed conference in Queensland, Australia, this week to work on long-term sustainability of agriculture through improvements in worldwide distribution of weather and climate projections. The two-day conference in Toowoomba, Queensland, will “identify the needs for improving current ...


    By United Nations

  • How climate data is bringing benefits to Senegal`s farmers

    Smallholder farmers have years of experience in assessing how climatic conditions, particularly rainfall, affect their crops. But as the climate changes, that knowledge — often gathered over a lifetime — may no longer be valid. As a result, vulnerable farmers need help to adapt or fine-tune their ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Pakistan needs a new crop forecasting system

    Pakistan's outdated crop yield forecasting system needs a revamp, says Ibrar ul Hassan Akhtar. Like most developing countries, Pakistan is staring at the spectre of food insecurity, with its food production out of sync with population growth. The food availability scenario is further ...


    By SciDev.Net

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