Ethiopian herders have been provided the automated weather stations which are providing them with reliable climate information; armed with this information they can weigh up risks and make preventative decisions – reports SciDev.Net.
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The Automated weather stations (AWS) are reported to be part of the Market Approaches to Resilience (MAR) project led by the NGO Farm Africa in three Ethiopian regions which are seeing an increase in climate variability.
A total of 25 solar –powered AWSs have been installed since 2015.There are other challenges those that the MAR project is facing, such as the link between climate knowledge producers and the intermediaries.
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