July 2016 IBM declared it will supply funding to add more than 300 TAHMO micro-weather stations across Kenya, Nigeria and various other African nations. The stations will be placed in a strategic location to serve a historically under-served community with real-time, accurate weather data. Potential results of the installations include helping improve irrigation and agricultural resource management as well as providing unique climate insights for the aviation, power, insurance, and various service-related industries.
People in arid and semi-arid regions are very vulnerable to #climate shocks and changes.
Our partners at @TAHMO_World are helping #Kenyan pastoralists #adapt to greater tick survival in the face of present weather trends. Read more -> https://t.co/2GVo778zWM
@TAHMO_World is an initiative that develop a vast network of weather stations across Africa while GLOBE seeks to provide students with an opportunity to participate in monitoring the environment through the scientific process of data collection and analysis.