We have started up our weather forecast text messages again for the farmers of Equity Group Foundation in Kenya. The first forecast SMSs have been sent out to 94000 farmers. The farmers receive the weather forecast twice a week. Every first SMS of the month also contains an outlook on the rainfall over the next season. Read more ›
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Last week we visited Bangladesh for the start of our project that aims to provide sub-seasonal to seasonal forecast information for farmers: #S2S4Agri. Weather Impact will, together with Wageningen Environmental Research (WEnR) and local partner Digital Innovation 4 Impact, develop the entire data stream from weather model data to agri-advisory services. Read more ›
For the coming two years Weather Impact will continue its fruitful collaboration with Village Link thanks to our winning proposal for the Water and Energy for Food innovation (#WE4F) program. We are delighted that Village Link, as one of the most successful agri-tech start-ups in Myanmar, will take the leading role in this project in which we strive towards improving agri-weather services for farmers all across Myanmar. Read more ›
In a project led by KNMI – Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, Weather Impact is supporting Instituto Nationcal de Meteorologia e Geofisica (INMG) in Cape Verde in the review of several observational database management software. A software is needed in which INMG can process and analyze data. Also, part of INMG’s weather observations are not digitalized yet. The digitalized paper archive will be stored in the updated database management software. Read more ›
Our Weather4Farmers app is now operational for farmers in Bangladesh. With this app we provide farmers access to a range of weather services, including agrometeorological advisories. An additional benefit is the translation of the Weather4Farmers app to Bengali, the official and national language of Bangladesh. Read more ›
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Stefan Ligtenberg will become the managing director of Weather Impact B.V. as of June 1st 2022. He will be responsible for the general business operations of the company. Arnold Lobbrecht and Gerrit Hiemstra, the current directors, will remain connected to Weather Impact in the role as advisors. Read more ›
Are you looking for a new job and would you like to make an impact on today’s global challenges as climate change?
Do you have already work experience in weather, climate or agriculture related business?
We now have an available position within our team as business developer/ consultant. We are looking forward to your application!
Capacity building is part of our ongoing project in Zimbabwe, an important element to strengthen the skills of the relevant staff of national meteorological and agricultural institutes. Our purpose is to train agents to access, analyze and visualize meteorological data. Today Weather Impact gave an introduction to the Python programming language which marks the first step in this series of, in total, three trainings! Read more ›
Weather Impact got the opportunity to provide Digital Climate Advisory Services to almost 30000 farmers in Zimbabwe. We will provide operational weather variables to the Zimbabwean Agricultural Observatory, capacity building training to hydro-meteorological stakeholders, and weather forecasts to smallholder farmers. Read more ›
Save the date: HydroNET live goes digital
Our sister company Hydrologic is organizing the HydroNET live event on the 7th of April 2022. This year it will be an online international edition for all interested parties in the water sector worldwide. HydroNET live will be a day full of inspiring stories, networking and sharing experiences. Read more ›