In western Kenya, the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC), a regionally mandated climate information provider that serves the Greater Horn of Africa, is leading a CCAA-supported project that links scientific and traditional knowledge. The team works with Nganyi rainmakers and the Kenya Meteorology Department to develop consensus forecasts. In the process, it is hoped that traditional knowledge will be better understood and valued, scientific knowledge will be increased, and communities at risk from climate change will have more reliable information in local languages to help them protect their health and livelihoods.
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Nganyi Indigenous Knowledge Adaptation Project [video]