All articles for the topic: climate services

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VKE2: Supporting and working with local actors

Sharing practical experiences in supporting and working with local authorities and other local users, as a source for inspiration to apply in the operation of knowledge platforms.

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Ten ways to support climate change adaptation planning and decision-making

This brief, developed by researchers and facilitators working with municipal governments, provides targeted recommendations for co-designing actionable and user-focused climate services.

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VKE1: Introduction, Engagement and Next Steps

This event is the first in a series of virtual KE and engagement activities to be held in mid to late 2020 by the KE4CAP project.

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EU-Australia knowledge exchange event: Services and science supporting climate action

This report provides lessons learned from a KE4CAP perspective as a result of an EU-Australia bilateral workshop focused on developing and using web-based resources to inform climate action.

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Bridging the Gap between User Requirements and Climate Adaptation Services

This meeting explored engagement approaches being employed by climate adaptation service providers to support adaptation decision-making and elicited user needs and expectations of these services.

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Finnish Meteorological Institute

The mission of the Finnish Meteorological Institute is to produce high-quality observation and research data on the atmosphere and seas.

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Co-exploratory climate risk workshops

The paper describes a place-based co-exploratory analysis of climate risks.

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Improving the co-production of climate services for agriculture

This case study aimed to strengthen capacities of farmers and government officials to understand and share climate information and best practices to inform agricultural decision-making in Nigeria.

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Malawi heatwaves threaten tea yields and livelihoods

The recent heatwave in Malawi has led to consecutive days with very high temperatures. This is exactly the scenario that tea growers fear. The CI4Tea project aims to support tea farmers to adapt.

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The KE4CAP Project

The Stepping-Up Knowledge Exchange between Climate Adaptation Knowledge Platforms project provides a forum for platform teams to learn from each other and work together to address challenges.

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African Climate Risks Conference 2019 - Conference Report

Future Climate for Africaorganised the first African Climate Risks Conferenceon 7-9 October, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This report provides an overview of discussions during the conference.

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Strengthening of The Gambia's Climate Change Early Warning System

This project built climate forecasting systems across Gambia and supported the transition of Gambia's National Meteorological Services (NMS) towards becoming financially sustainable.

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Rwanda: Early Warning Climate Forecasting

This project built an early warning climate system to help farmers prepare in advance for extreme weather in Rwanda.

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Enhancing Climate Change Resilience of Rural Communities Living in Protected Areas of Cambodia

This project is building climate adaptation near five community protected forests across Cambodia.

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The PICSA Approach

An investigation of the effects of PICSA on smallholder farmers’ decision-making and livelihoods

This case study analyses the affect of the PICSA approach on smallholder farmer's decision-making and livelihoods when implemented at large scale in Northern Ghana.

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The PICSA Approach

Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) is a collaborative project aimed to support farmers with locally relevant weather and climate information.

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Prescient Weather

Prescient Weather Ltd is a firm with a history of substantial accomplishment by its principal scientists in previous activities at Penn State, Weather Ventures Ltd, the World Climate Service, and i

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Equipping Farmers with Climate and Weather Knowledge for More Resilient Agriculture

This story explains how, in an era of increasing meteorological and hydrological uncertainty, climate and weather information systems (CWIS) can play an important role in helping farmers.

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The new frontier in climate resilience

Earth observation (EO) data has the capability to capture large-scale environmental data over a range of spatial, spectral and temporal resolutions.

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Joint knowledge for improved climate services: Swedish forestry sector

This paper identifies enablers/barriers to successful science‐stakeholder collaboration, making recommendations to achieve participatory processes in the Swedish forestry sector.

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The Tandem framework

The Tandem framework provides a holistic approach for the co-design of climate services. The seven-step approach is designed to help scientists, intermediaries and decision-makers collaborate.

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Linnaeus4D

Linnaeus4D is a monitoring and modeling system (Software & Hardware) that radically changes environmental management processes.

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RPS

Founded in 1970, RPS is a leading global professional services firm. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

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Agro-met services and farmer responsiveness to advisories

This book chapter examines the importance of agro-met services for delivering crop and weather information, and the responses of farmers to these services in Maharashtra, India. 

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