Uganda: Farmers Feel Threat of Climate Change

Observer: More than 20 years ago, Wilbarido Akutu knew when to prepare his land, plant and harvest. Akutu had mastered the art of following rain clouds, particular stars and birds that would depict the return of mighty rains. He also knew particular insects that would chirp ahead of the rainy season. He may not have gone to school to study meteorology or weather patterns, but Akutu, in his late 80s, is an example of a farmer with the revered wisdom of weather patterns. Few weather experts, if any, can match......

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