Transforming Agricultural Insurance in Africa Using Climate Data.
@iLabAfrica, a research and innovation center at Strathmore University held a breakfast forum on May 2nd,2019 themed: Transforming Agricultural Insurance in Africa using Climate Data at the Strathmore Business School. The forum was a platform to discuss and provide insights on effective implementation of products that are key in reducing farmers’ vulnerability to weather extremes. […]
Big Data Analytics Project to transform Agricultural Insurance in Africa using Climate Data
Weather affects everything. It is both an essential resource and a significant risk factor for life on Earth. What’s more, the weather is one of the most unpredictable aspects of human existence, yet we have no choice but to try our hand at predicting it. After all, our very lives depend on our having ample […]
Flood Mapping: Case of Narok County, Kenya
Floods, described as the overflow of water in a particular region that is normally dry due to heavy rainfall or other weather-related events by Doswell III. 94% of all hazard-related economic damages are caused by floods, thus providing an incentive to look into it. Narok county, specifically Narok town is a town that is located […]
TWIGA – HydroNET INTEGRATION
Embracing current and emergent technologies has never been enough in resolving local challenges within our communities. Most often than not, the traditional-silo-kind-of-operation and solution development has proven non-essential in providing a concrete resolve to a given problem. Collaborative approaches however with related models and persons have resulted in refined solutions and more informed techniques of […]