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Using m2work to combat and adapt to climate change

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It is an idea on how microwork can be used to empower the developing world in their fight to adapt and combat climate change.

It is an idea on how microwork can be used to empower the developing world in their fight to adapt and combat climate change.

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  • 1. USING M2WORK TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE community Remoteautomated Semi- database skilled weather stations workers experts
  • 2. Remote automated weather stationsThese are stations that are located within thethat community, they feed the database with timely information concerning weather forecasts within that region.
  • 3. DatabaseThe forecasts from the stations are stored in the database where they are sent to the experts on climate change together with experts on farming methods.
  • 4. ExpertsThese are people who have extensive knowledge on climate change and good agricultural practices whoseadvice are needed by the community. Upon receiving the data, theyinterpret it and send the information to the semi-skilled workers who dwell within the community.
  • 5. Semi-skilled workers They are trained individuals from that region who help the community implement the information from the expatriates. They liaisewith the experts through their mobile phones. They then transmit the info to the rest of the community by phone. They also help monitorthe situation on the ground as well as updating their experts on the progress. Some of them also help in maintaining the database.
  • 6. The communityThey are the people who implement the info fromthe expatriates. They could be farmers, fishermen, small factories etc. They rely on the info so that they can help combat climate change as well asreap the benefits of a good environment and good farming practices. This will help improve their lifestyles.
  • 7. The benefitsApart from the main goal which is to combat climate change and provide an habitable environment, it will provide employment opportunities to the semi-skilled workers
  • 8. NOTE A report published by the world reportresource indicates that the use of remoteweather stations is one of the best ways ofhelping developing countries combat and adapt to the effects of climate change