How climate data is bringing benefits to Senegal’s farmers

SciDev.Net: 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 practices. But as climate monitoring and research become more sophisticated, the gap between the technology and farming communities is getting wider. A project in Senegal is now helping to bridge......

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