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Water and weather monitoring services for cocoa farmers in Ghana

ARF1.3-6 Water and weather monitoring services for cocoa farmers in Ghana
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Project description

Duration: 01 November 2014 – 14 October 2016. This project has been finalized. 

Aim: Improving access to reliable information from water and weather forecasts, based on data from on-the-ground monitoring stations as well as satellite data with cocoa as the primary aim.

Objective: To help farmers better manage their crops.

Method: To deploy a self-supporting climate observation system that exists of a low-cost weathers station combined with mobile information services.

Country: Ghana.

Dutch policy goal: Increased sustainable agricultural production.

 

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