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Digital Technology for Climate Change Adaptation For Burkina Faso Smallholders

Closed
Adaptation
Agriculture/fishery
Call 7
Burkina Faso
Time consumed
 
Start: 01-Nov-18 End: 31-Jan-21
Lead Nordic partner
Ignitia AB
Country of Lead Nordic partner
Sweden
Local partner(s)
Orange Burkina Faso
NCF grant size
500,000
Total project cost
641,467
Technologies
ICT tools
Methods
Weather forecasting
Country of implementation:
Burkina Faso
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Description

Increasing small scale farmer resilience to climate change by providing highly accurate, localized weather forecast delivered via SMS in Burkina Faso smallholders.

Ignitia's mission is to empower intelligent decision making by providing custom, highly accurate weather forecasting data to small-scale farmers in Burkina Faso - allowing them to stabilize operations, mitigate risks, and maximise profits. The unique forecasting model, developed by Ignitia is twice as accurate...

Objective

Project's expected key results are:
•Transmitting localized weather forecasts to 50,000 subscribers, aiming to reach a total of 285,000 indirect beneficiaries.
•Training 1000 key community stakeholders/farmers in how to use the service and the impact of climate change.
•Improved farmer productivity, incomes, and food security for farmers compared to the current situation (and to indirect beneficiaries such as the family members of the farmers).
•The development of commercially sustainable...

Results

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Sustainable Development Goals

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