Prof Sue Walker

Prof Sue Walker

South Africa

Agric Research Council - Soil, Climate & Water

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Work and Research

Planning, implementation,and monitoring of agricultural development projects including ‘Climate Smart’ and Conservation Agriculture, Science Field Shops or Farmer Field Schools. Participatory Rural Appraisal and Action Research methods. Application and use of seasonal forecasts by farmers in the semi-arid regions of Africa. Development of science-based climate services for end users for climate change adaptation. Crop-Climate Modelling of crop growth and development; production and water use of crops; climate change applications; water harvesting; and irrigation scheduling. Agricultural Meteorology. Use of Farm Systems Research and Extension methodology. Development of support tools for Climate Services to farmers & other users. Drought adaptations and water use of crops

Fields Of Expertise

AgroMet & Farming Systems
Climate & Natural Resources
Agricultural development