Watch our video to find out how our satellite-based drought insurance works.
EARS develops drought insurance based on satellite data products. In Uganda and Mali insurance products are currently on the market for specific crops (coffee, maize, beans) and generic covers.
Our satellite data powers a monitoring and flow forecasting system in the Niger Basin.
Together with UNESCO-IHE and the Niger Basin Authority we are developing a monitoring and flow forecasting system for the Niger River that provides data products to support water resources management.
Near real-time data products for climate, water, and food.
EARS develops the Energy and Water Balance Monitoring System (EWBMS), which provides daily continental-scale data fields (evapotranspiration, radiation, precipitation, etc.) from 1982–date.
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