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Adaptation Mechanisms to Curb the Impacts of Climate (rainfall and temperature) Variability
(Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), 2014)
Smallholder farmers in Tharaka and Kitui suffer the adverse effects of climate variability, especially variations in rainfall and temperatureThis has had a negative impact on agricultural production and is attributed to ...
Improve weather forecasting by integrating local indicators into conventional knowledge
(Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM),, 2014)
Why use local indicators in weather forecasting? • Most of agriculture in Tharaka and Kitui is rain-fed and the bulk is under small-holder farming. • Cropping systems in the region are often limited by variations in climate ...