04-08-2014 09:09 AM | Philippines

Project NOAH can be used in agriculture

Filipino farmers can now plan ahead and adjust planting schedules to avoid possible hazards like typhoons, floods and drought.

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said Project Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (Project NOAH) has been “very effective in aiding local government units and the general public in terms of disaster preparedness and mitigation through its digital platform, and now it is being used to help the farming sector,” the DOST said in a news release.
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