Digital Climate Services for Agriculture
Digital Climate-informed Advisory Services (DCAS) — such as mobile apps and radio — are already aiming to help millions of small-scale agricultural producers better adapt to a more variable and changing climate. In addition, those services can also help support agricultural producers who may not be digitally literate or may not yet have access to digital technologies.
The following six core principles, developed by over 150 stakeholders, will help guide investors looking to support effective implementation of services — both in scale and in good practices — while highlighting case studies of successful implementation:
- Ensure Data Quality and Assurance
- Promote Equity
- Co-create with Stakeholders
- Establish Accountability and Transparency
- Build for Financial Sustainability
- Design for Scale
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