Joseph Ndungu, Kilimo Salama (image) Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture 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 Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.