Why the Climate Change AI Community Should Care About Weather: A New Approach for Africa

Case Study: Community perspective of the game-changing socio-economic value that could be achieved with better forecasts, especially among vulnerable communities. The paper presents a new way to view this opportunity by better understanding the problem, with the goal of inspiring the Climate Change AI community to contribute to this important aspect of the climate adaptation agenda. Weather can drive people into poverty, being able to predict the weather with greater accuracy can lift them out.