Research Information:

Exploring the integration of indigenous knowledge into modern weather forecasting in pastoral communities in Longido district, Northern Tanzania

Climate Change adaptation strategies

Objectives of the study were to identify and document indigenous weather prediction indicators and approaches in pastoral communities; to assess community perception on indigenous and conventional weather forecasting and climate change; as well as to evaluate institutional role and capacity in enhancing the integration of IK and Scientific weather forecasting

From: University of Dar es Salaam(UDSM) (UDSM) | | Research Done By: Onditi Msololo, PhD

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Research Recommendation:
This study recommends formulation and implementation of policies using the available institutional arrangements to include IK in formal practice of weather forecasts.