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:
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, Agronomy, 12, 541, https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy12020541, 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, Ghana, Climate Services, 25, 100275, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cliser.2021.100275, 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, Bangladesh, Climate Services, 23, 100241, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cliser.2021.100241, 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, https://doi.org/10.1175/WCAS-D-20-0012.1, 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, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2021.100346, 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, https://doi.org/10.1080/10496505.2021.1874388, 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, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-020-03212-5, 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, https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos11090902, 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, https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos11091009, 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, https://doi.org/10.3390/su12166598, 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, https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos11101041, 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, https://doi.org/10.1080/1943815X.2020.1729207, 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, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22759-3_114-1, 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, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cliser.2019.04.002, 2019.
Gbangou, T.: Designing agrometeorological information services in Ghana by combining local and scientific forecasting knowledge, Ph.D Thesis, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 2021. https://edepot.wur.nl/536154
Kumar, U.: Bridging science and society: Tailor-made hydroclimatic information service with farmers in lower Bengal Delta, Bangladesh, Ph.D Thesis, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 2021. https://edepot.wur.nl/546711
Sarku, R.: Making weather information services usable to support adaptive decision-making in farming in Ghana, Ph.D Thesis, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 2021. https://library.wur.nl/WebQuery/wurpubs/fulltext/542025