1. Objectives

General Objective: To study and explore approaches of integrating location-specific weather/climate forecast into herders’ livelihoods adaptation and resilience practices and strategies.

Specific Objectives:

1. To identify the needs of local users (herders and local government agencies),   for local weather/climate forecast information and  the  available information communication channels that can be used  for receiving and transmitting, this information.

2. To design in  a participatory way with local herders,  a location-specific forecast system integrated  with weather  information received from GSM and UMTS