Climate knowledge and communication

We continue to support knowledge and communication activities.

Most of this investment focuses on increasing awareness and promoting adoption of climate risk management practices on-farm through, for example, Climate Kelpie website and formerly the Climate Champion program.

Climate Kelpie website

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Climate Kelpie is a ‘one-stop shop’ for climate risk management information and tools. We designed it for Australian farmers and farm advisors. It connects you to the best available tools and information about climate to help you make decisions about your farm business.

ClimateDog animations go national

Friday, May 6th, 2016

This project will modify the existing ClimateDogs animations for a national audience, to explain five regional, large-scale climate drivers. The short animations will appear on the Climate Kelpie website.

Increasing POAMA’s seasonal forecast value

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Establish a realistic level of confidence and knowledge in how to use, and the value of using, seasonal forecasts based on POAMA to make decisions in cotton and wheat enterprises in eastern Australia. Increase producers’ ability to include probabilistic seasonal forecast information in their risk-management business decisions for a long-term payoff period (5-20 years).