Researchers of the WATERAPP and WATERAPPscale projects publish on a regular basis in scientific journals, scientific and popular books, and proceedings. Here are some related publications under our projects:


Scientific publications

Sutanto, S.J., Paparrizos, S., Kranjac-Berisavljevic, G., Jamaldeen, B.M., Issahaku, A.K., Gandaa, B.Z., Supit, I., van Slobbe, E.: The Role of Soil Moisture Information in Developing Robust Climate Services for Smallholder Farmers: Evidence from Ghana, Agronomy12, 541,, 2022

Sarku, R., van SLobbe, E., Termeer, K., and Kranjac-Berisavljevic, G., Dewulf, A.: Usability of weather information services for decision-making in farming: Evidence from the Ada East District, GhanaClimate Services, 25, 100275,, 2022. 

Paparrizos, S., Kumar, U., Amjath-Babu, T. S., and Ludwig, F.: Are farmers willing to pay for participatory climate information services? Insights from a case study in peri-urban Khulna, BangladeshClimate Services, 23, 100241,, 2021.

Gbangou, T., van Slobe, E., Ludwig, F., Kranjac-Berisavljevic, G., and Paparrizos, S.: Harnessing local forecasting knowledge on weather and climate in Ghana: documentation, skill, and integration with scientific forecasting knowledge, Weather, Climate, and Society, 13, 23-37,, 2021.

Kumar, U., Werners, S. E., Paparrizos, S., and Datta, D. K.: Co-producing climate information services with smallholder farmers in the Lower Bengal Delta: How forecast visualization and communication support farmers’ decision-making, Climate Risk Management, 33, 100346,, 2021.

Sarku, R., van Slobbe, E., Termeer, K., Chudaska, R., Siwale, A., and Dewulf, A.: Tracing Hybridity in the Provision of ICT-Enabled Agricultural Weather Information Services in Ghana, Journal of Agricultural and Food Information, 22, 59-89,, 2021.

Gbangou, T., Ludwig, F., van Slobbe, E., Greuell, W., and Kranjac-Berisavljevic, G.: Rainfall and dry spell occurrence in Ghana: Trends and seasonal predictions with a dynamical and a statistical model, Theor. Appl. Climatol., 141, 371–387,, 2020.

Gbangou, T., Sarku, R., van Slobe, E., Ludwig, F., Kranjac-Berisavljevic, G., and Paparrizos, S.: Coproducing Weather Forecast Information with and for Smallholder Farmers in Ghana: Evaluation and Design Principles, Atmosphere, 11, 902,, 2020.

Kumar, U., Werners, S., Paparrizos, S., Datta, D. K., and Ludwig, F.: Hydroclimatic information needs of smallholder farmers in the lower Bengal Delta, Bangladesh, Atmosphere, 11, 1009,, 2020.

Kumar, U., Werners, S., Roy, S., Ashraf, S., Hoang, L. P., Datta, D. K., and Ludwig, F.: Role of information in Farmers’ response to weather and water related stresses in the lower Bengal Delta, Bangladesh, Sustainability, 12, 6598,, 2020.

Paparrizos, S., Smolenaars, W., Gbangou, T., van Slobbe, E., and Ludwig, F.: Verification of Weather and Seasonal Forecast Information Concerning the Peri-Urban Farmers’ Needs in the Lower Ganges Delta in Bangladesh, Atmosphere, 11, 1041,, 2020.

Sarku, R., Dewulf, A., van SLobbe, E., Termeer, K., and Kranjac-Berisavljevic, G.: Adaptive decision-making under conditions of uncertainty: the case of farming in the Volta delta, Ghana, Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences, 17:1, 1-33,, 2020.

Sarku, R., Gbangou, T., Dewulf, A., and van SLobbe, E.: Beyond “Expert Knowledge”: Locals and Experts in a Joint Production of Weather App and Weather Information for Farming in the Volta Delta, Ghana. In: Leal Filho W., Luetz, J., Ayal, D. (eds.). Handbook of Climate Change Management. Springer, Cham., pp.1-38,, 2020.

Gbangou, T., Ludwig, F., Van Slobbe, E., Hoang, L., and Kranjac-Berisavljevic, G.: Seasonal variability and predictability of agro-meteorological indices: Tailoring onset of rainy season estimation to meet farmers’ needs in Ghana, Climate Services, 14, 19–30,, 2019.




PhD Theses

Gbangou, T.: Designing agrometeorological information services in Ghana by combining local and scientific forecasting knowledgePh.D Thesis, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 2021.

Kumar, U.: Bridging science and society: Tailor-made hydroclimatic information service with farmers in lower Bengal Delta, BangladeshPh.D Thesis, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 2021.

Sarku, R.: Making weather information services usable to support adaptive decision-making in farming in GhanaPh.D Thesis, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 2021.