Jameel Observatory launched
by Jameel Observatory | Sep 21, 2021 | Climate Change, Data, Drylands, Early Action, Food Security, News, Pastoralism, ResilienceThe Jameel Observatory for Food Security Early Action has been created to help tackle the growing threat to people in the world’s drylands posed by the increasing severity and frequency of climate-related disasters. The new venture brings together leading research and...
- Loss and Damage financing can help African communities with drought
- Introducing Jameel Observatory student – Michael Renfrew
- Understanding anticipatory action in food crises
- Early action gets aid to communities before the vultures arrive
- Partnerships and data central to Jameel Observatory’s strategy
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Food Security / Early Action: harnessing data and technology in the battle to stop climate shocks leading to hunger in pastoralist communities
J-WAFS researcher Cesar Terrer (@c_terrer) of @MIT_CEE is using images from space to build high resolution drought monitoring systems that look into drought effects on plants. Read more: https://news.mit.edu/2023/detailed-images-space-offer-clearer-picture-drought-effects-plants-0320.
Somalis are dying because of a climate crisis they didn’t cause. More aid isn’t the answer | Abdirahman Abdishakur https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2023/mar/22/somalis-are-dying-because-of-a-climate-crisis-they-didnt-cause-more-aid-isnt-the-answer
🌧️ Scarce rainfall can threaten agricultural incomes. On #WorldWaterDay, read how J-PAL affiliates Jenny Aker & Kelsey Jack evaluated strategies to ⬆️ use of rainwater harvesting techniques—and help farmers in Niger 🇳🇪 adapt to climate change impacts. https://j-p.al/ria
"The Africa GeoPortal is home to hundreds of ready to use datasets. Some provided by @Esri , others by users and Africa focused organizations" https://www.africageoportal.com/
Kenya drought: Pastoralists suffer despite millions of dollars used to protect them -- what went wrong? https://bit.ly/3lu7zTk