Weather maps are seen during a visit at the EDF–DTG division for weather forecasts in Grenoble, France, June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot

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Improving access to weather information

Access to better seasonal weather data can help farmers adapt more successfully to climate change, giving them better information to help decide what to plant and when. Widespread use of mobile phones is bringing the data to farmers' hands - but is what they're getting local enough, specific enough and understandable enough to be useful?