Water and weather monitoring services for cocoa farmers in Ghana
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.
Dutch policy goal: Increased sustainable agricultural production.