Drought Prediction Tool
Central University of Technology | Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya
Rain-fed agriculture accounts for over 70% of food production in the five targeted communities served by CUT, Free State. There is currently no appropriate drought-forecasting tool for small-scale farmers.
This drought early warning system integrates indigenous and scientific drought forecasting that uses a mobile application, a web portal, and SMS service to pool weather information through a network of sensors that monitor weather conditions for small-scale farmers in Mozambique, South Africa, and Kenya.
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