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Spotlight: The Value of Climate Services Across Economic and Public Sectors

posted Mar 14, 2015, 2:44 PM by CCRD Project
Climate Services, such as seasonal forecasts, are important decision-making tools used by farmers, meteorologists, agriculture extensions services, and many other stakeholders. The Value of Climate Services Across Economic and Public Sectors report summarizes a review of literature related to the use and value of climate services – including information such as observational climate data, climate system monitoring, and climate projections. The report lists the practical applications and benefits metrics of climate services for various economic and public sectors, including agriculture, energy, water, fisheries, transportation, tourism, and disaster management. The report also covers the key issues associated with the research conducted to date and describes the factors affecting the value of climate services, the barriers, the next steps for continued research, and the need to raise awareness of the value of climate services. Download the free PDF!
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