Solar weather stations alert Kenyan farmers to drought

AlertNet: Kenya's drought crisis is boosting demand among poor farming communities for solar-powered weather stations that can help them cope with increasingly erratic weather. From corporate-led crop insurance schemes to government investment in early warning systems, solar energy is being tapped as an affordable and green power source for devices that capture valuable weather and climate data in rural locations. Ann Bwisa, a farmer in Tuuti village, near the western town of Kakamega, is benefiting......

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