Guest Article: Can 365 Years of Climate History Help Prevent Crises in East Africa? | IISD's SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

This IISD article features a recently published study with data that can inform the development of long-term prevention and adaptive strategies to avert climate- and drought- related humanitarian crises.

The article quotes Dawit Solomon, CCAFS East Africa regional program leader on the importance of available climate data; he says that “insufficient knowledge of the mechanisms responsible for rainfall distribution over time coupled with a lack of knowledge and skills to predict rainfall anomalies contributes to inability to deal with extreme events such as drought.”

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