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PICSA: helping African farmers to make decisions


Using models of a future climate can be extremely useful for farmers when deciding what type or variety of crops to plant or when to schedule harvest. Historical and real-time weather data can also provide a basis for decision making. In this video, Dr Graham Clarkson explains how the project PICSA, is helping farmers (mainly in Africa) to make decisions based on weather data.

PICSA aims at helping farmers to make their own decisions. What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of helping farmers to make their own decisions as opposed to making decisions for them? Add to the discussion in the comment area below. Remember, you can also ‘like’ or reply to comments made by your fellow learners.

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