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Contact: Nila Uthayakumar
Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture

Joseph Ndungu, Kilimo Salama

Caption: Kilimo Salama team member Joseph Ndungu explains the technology behind one of the newly installed automated weather stations in Rwanda. As weather stations wirelessly transmit measurements on rainfall, temperature, windspeed, radiation, and humidity, the data is instantly updated online and is used to calculate insurance payouts.

Credit: Nila Uthayakumar

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