4 Works

The future of African nowcasting

Lorraine Youds, Douglas Parker, Elijah A Adefisan, Leonard Kofitse Amekudzi, Jeffrey N. A. Aryee, Ifeoluwa Adebowale BALOGUN, Alan Blyth, Bernard Chanzu, Sylvester Danuor, Abdoulahat Diop, Jennifer Fletcher, Andre K Foamouhoue, Amadou T Gaye, Morne Gijben, Steven Goodman, Peter Hill, Ishiyaku Ibrahim, David Koros, Kamoru Abiodun Lawal, John Marsham, Bethwel Mutai K, Joseph Mutemi, Coumba Niang, Ousmane Ndiaye & Eniola Olaniyan
Nowcasting (weather forecasting predictions from zero to several hours) has enormous value and potential in Africa, where populations and economic activity are highly vulnerable to rapidly changing weather conditions. Timely issuing of warnings, a few hours before an event, can enable the public and decision-makers to take action. Rainfall radar estimates are not widely available in Africa, nor likely to be in the coming years, and numerical weather prediction (NWP) currently has low skill over...

Assessment of Agronomic Traits of Selected Spider Plant (Cleome gynandra L.) Accessions

Enock Mosenda, George Chemining'wa, Jane Ambuko & Willis Owino

Savanna woody plants responses to mammalian herbivory and implications for management of livestock-wildlife landscape

Staline Kibet, Moses Nyangito, Laban MacOpiyo & David Kenfack
1. The need to address wildlife conservation outside of protected areas has become more urgent than ever before to meet environmental and socio-economic goals. However, there is limited knowledge about how woody plants respond to herbivory within landscapes shared by wildlife and domestic herbivores in African savanna, thus management decisions might be based on inaccurate information and ultimately be ineffective. 2. We compared woody vegetation dynamics between two adjacent ranches with different management objectives and...

Africa Aviation: Challenges and Opportunities

Simon Peter Njoroge & Eyden Samunderu
This study sought to apply the Structure Conduct Performance paradigm to Africa´s air transport landscape in general. To do that, it examines the past, present, and future expectations of four of Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest aviation economies, namely South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Nigeria. Secondary data containing historical passenger traffic was analysed, and predictions for growth in the next ten years were proposed. The findings suggest that the experience of the existing liberalization initiatives, such as...

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  • University of Nairobi
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  • Nigerian Meteorological Agency
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  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
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  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
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  • Federal University of Technology
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  • African Center of Meteorological Application for Development
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