Using space-based technologies to improve disaster management and provide data for DRR
20 Jul 2016, TRF
NASA has launched a hub in Niger that will use space-based observations to improve food security and better manage natural disasters in one of the regions in the world most vulnerable to climate change. Rising temperatures and increasingly erratic rainfall are wreaking havoc on farmers, disrupting food production, and fuelling widespread hunger and malnutrition.
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