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    <h1 style="text-align:center"><strong><span style="font-size:32px;color:#0000ff">Climate Change and Agriculture</span><br /><br /></strong></h1><p><strong><u>Challenge</u></strong></p><p>Farmers in Egypt face many challenges including managing their agricultural lands under climate change, conditions. These new conditions such as heat and cold waves can impact yields, water requirements, the frequency and intensity of diseases, and ultimately can harm the crops.</p><p> </p><p><strong><u>Deliverable</u></strong></p><p><strong> </strong>Provide technology to assist farmers to face climate change challenges, specifically the following ones:</p><ul><li>Tools for managing water requirements. These tools should take into consideration changes in climate and extreme weather events.</li><li>Early warning systems for extreme weather events (heat and cold waves, flash floods)</li><li>Tools for guiding farmers to take appropriate actions and solutions under extreme weather conditions.<br /><br /></li></ul><h1><span style="font-size:14px"><strong><u>Reference Materials:</u></strong></span></h1><ul><li>Weather data for 3 locations in <a href="https://ideas.unite.un.org/rteegypt/Core/Download/weather_data__1566406580674.xlsx?docid=2715" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Egypt: Aswan, Menia, Kafr El-Shiekh</a></li><li>A background publication on water requirements. <a href="https://ideas.unite.un.org/rteegypt/Core/Download/fao56__1566406571573.pdf?docid=2714" target="_blank" rel="noopener">FAO Irrigation and Drainage Paper No. 56</a></li><li>Agricultural extension brochures for many crops can be found in the <span style="color:#ff6600"><strong>Attachments</strong></span> section of the <a href="https://ideas.unite.un.org/rteegypt/Page/ViewIdea?ideaid=2716&" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Questions & Answers.</a></li></ul><h1><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Experts from the Climate Change Information Center in Egypt will be present during the event.</strong></span></h1>
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