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West and Central Africa (WCA) Annual Report - 2017 : Using climate information services to build resilience and food security in Senegal 

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18373

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Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Crop improvement, Climate change and Dryland stresses, Feed and Fodder, Poverty Dynamics

Systems

Farming Systems, Cropping Systems, Crops and Livestock Systems, Livelihood Systems

Locations

West and Central Africa, Senegal

Global Date

11 Jan 19

Title

West and Central Africa (WCA) Annual Report - 2017 : Using climate information services to build resilience and food security in Senegal

Keywords

WCA Annual Report, Climate information, Food security, Senegal, Farmer communities, Fishermen communities, Voice messaging, Radio broadcasting, CINSERE, Improve the livelihood, Farm productivity, Feed the Future (FtF), Livestock

Language

English

New

West & Central Africa program

Size of PDF

1875 kB

Author/Key contact

SMCO staff

Story Source

West and Central Africa (WCA) Annual Report - 2017

Story Lead Center

ICRISAT

Type

Science

URL/Link

https://www.slideshare.net/icrisatsmco/west-and-central-africa-wca-annual-report-2017-using-climate-information-services-to-build-resilience-and-food-security-in-senegal

Description

This annual report is an overview of the major achievements in improving the livelihoods of farmers who are end users of the results of our research. Information holds the key to development was illustrated in Senegal in 2017, when 16 Climate Information Services (CIS) relevant to farmer communities (11) and fishermen communities (5) were produced and communicated to more than 100,000 people through SMS, voice messaging and radio broadcasts. Part of the climate information services for increased resilience in Senegal (CINSERE) project, the activity aimed to facilitate and increase access to and use of climate information to improve the resilience and productivity of farming, pastoralist and fishing communities, through the proper provision, communication, and use of CIS.

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