From accessing to assessing forecasts: An end-to-end study of participatory climate forecast dissemination in Burkina Faso (West Africa)


This study compared the responses of farmers to seasonal climate forecasts from three agro-ecological zones of Burkina Faso. Some of the farmers attended local workshops discussing the forecasts and shared the data with others. Some farmers did not attend the workshops, but two-thirds of non-participants interviewed received the forecast from other participants. These findings support the hypothesis that participatory workshops can play a positive role in the provision of climate services to rural African producers.

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Environmental impacts, Climate control, Community participation, Climate change, Burkina Faso, Participatory workshops, Ecosystem
Climatic Change 92(3-4): 433-460