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Using Open Research to mitigate the impact of adverse weather on agriculture in Africa

Maidment, R. and Black, E., (2019) Using Open Research to mitigate the impact of adverse weather on agriculture in Africa. Open Research Case Studies. Report. University of Reading

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Professor Emily Black and Dr Ross Maidment discuss the TAMSAT AgricuLtural EaRly warning sysTem (TAMSAT-ALERT), an open monitoring and decision support tool which helps stakeholders in the African agricultural and financial sectors assess the potential impact of adverse weather on agriculture. The application of Open Research principles has directly increased the uptake and impact of TAMSAT-ALERT, particularly in the financial sector, where transparency in decision-making is essential.

Item Type:Report (Report)
ID Code:86472
Publisher:University of Reading

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