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How can Artificial Intelligence Help Improve Climate Forecasting and Risk Information?

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By author, Herbert Misiani, ICPAC Climate Researcher

Contributions by ICPAC Climate Change Technical Working Group

Climate is chaotic in nature, with many processes and feedbacks which have not been fully understood. Predicting the future states …

04 Dec 2020 Read More
Alerts and Early Warning
Alerts and Early Warning
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Desert Locust Projection December 2020

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Projected impact on food and fodder  

  • Very high risk of significant impacts to both crops and rangelands due to high rainfall received in northern parts of the region which has enabled the swarms to migrate. …
02 Dec 2020 Read More
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La Niña: forecasted drier than usual season poses risks to crops and livestock in some parts of the region

Nairobi, 11 of November 2020: October to December is a major farming season for Kenya, southern Somalia, southern Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, and much of Tanzania. The drier than usual season might impact southern Ethiopia, …

11 Nov 2020 Read More
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Examining the Evolution of the Desert Locust Threat in Eastern Africa

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By Kenneth Kemucie Mwangi

Contributions by ICPAC’s Climate Change Working Group

Food security in Eastern Africa is being compounded by an array of challenges which include climate-related disasters, peace and security, decreasing area of arable …

30 Oct 2020 Read More
Alerts and Early Warning
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Desert Locust Projection October 2020

Desert Locust Projection October 2020
Desert Locust Projection October 2020

Projected impact on food and fodder  

  • Very high risk of significant impact to both crops and rangelands due to the high rainfall received in the northern parts of the region which has enabled the swarms …
06 Oct 2020 Read More