Malian Pastoralists Turn to Satellites in Search for Water

In the Sahel, climate change has translated into more frequent, longer drought spells that threaten the resilience capacity of nomadic livestock pastoralists but with satellite imagery, information on water and vegetation cover is available in real time, with enormous benefits for the herders, saving them time, money and, potentially, their livestock.

Photo: Malin Palm

Pastoralists (file photo).

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