Guidelines on the use of climate data for improving agricultural productivityLead Author: ESCWA
This technical note by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) aims to guide climate data users and agriculture stakeholders (such as farmers, intermediaries and agricultural workers, among others) in the Arab region on the applicability of climate data in the agriculture sector. It provides an overview of the importance and impact of the climate on the sector and the extent to which climate data can be used to reduce the negative impacts associated with climatic conditions (such as plant disease, crop damage and yield reduction). Furthermore, it addresses key considerations for making climate services more effective.
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