Using data solutions to help understand natural disasters

From Hawaii’s volcanic eruptions through to Cape Town’s drought, the world has seen its fair share of natural disasters over the last couple of months. Several weeks ago, Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano continued to eject a continuous stream of lava and a crest of ash into the atmosphere.…

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Promoting climate-smart agriculture

Agriculture is a risky business in Africa due to dangers such as uncertain weather and poor rural infrastructure but a new detailed guide on the status of and opportunities for climate smart agriculture (CSA) could offer farmers the much needed break. The detailed guide for CSA that cover 14 African…

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A plan to improve weather data in Afrika

Farmers across Africa need weather data and climate projections to put food on people’s plates. But often the data does not exist or is inaccessible. The same goes for scientists trying to model how the climate is changing, and how diseases spread, for the planet’s second-largest continent. Only…

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