Prospects for Enhancing Climate Services in Agriculture

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Kim, Kwang-Hyung, Hewitt, Chris D., Kanamaru, Hideki, Alvar-Beltran, Jorge, Heureux, Ana, Park, Sook-Young, Jung, Min-Hye and Stefanski, Robert. 2023. "Prospects for Enhancing Climate Services in Agriculture." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 104 (2), pp. E352-E358. https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-22-0123.1
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Prospects for Enhancing Climate Services in Agriculture

ERA Journal ID1961
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsKim, Kwang-Hyung, Hewitt, Chris D., Kanamaru, Hideki, Alvar-Beltran, Jorge, Heureux, Ana, Park, Sook-Young, Jung, Min-Hye and Stefanski, Robert
Journal TitleBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Journal Citation104 (2), pp. E352-E358
Number of Pages7
Year2023
PublisherAmerican Meteorological Society
Place of PublicationUnited States
ISSN0003-0007
1520-0477
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-22-0123.1
Web Address (URL)https://journals.ametsoc.org/view/journals/bams/104/2/BAMS-D-22-0123.1.xml
AbstractAgricultural stakeholders can effectively manage the risks and opportunities arising from climate change and variability by enhancing climate services in agriculture. Key to understanding and addressing the climate challenge is the provision and the use of climate information to aid decision-makers and policy-makers. Climate services are now integral to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Assessment Reports, governments’ national adaptation plans, funding bodies, and a growing number of sectors and industries worldwide. The article provides our personal perspective, experience, and views on the important and timely issue of managing better the risks and opportunities to the agriculture sector and community that are arising from changes in climate. We describe a framework to help drive action to tackle the climate challenge comprising enhanced knowledge and information products, efficient information delivery and use, and assured policy and institutional support, in an iterative loop.
KeywordsAgriculture; Climate services; Climate change; Climate variability
Contains Sensitive ContentDoes not contain sensitive content
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020370299. Climate change science not elsewhere classified
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Byline AffiliationsSeoul National University, Korea
Centre for Applied Climate Sciences
Met Office, United Kingdom
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Kingdom of Tonga
International Fund for Agricultural Development, Italy
Sunchon National University, Korea
World Meteorological Organization, Switzerland
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