Salient to Provide Enhanced Weather Forecasts in Africa

10 October 2023
GeoSpatial World

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Salient Predictions has been awarded a $2.9 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support smallholder farmers in East Africa.

The investment will help to cost-effectively develop actionable sub-seasonal to seasonal (S2S) weather prediction to increase agricultural productivity and food security in East Africa.

Currently, weather forecasts in East Africa only extend up to 14 days ahead.