MyAnga is an application that provides weather information to pastoralist communities.
MyAnga is an application design to provide weather forecast information about Marsabit and Isiolo Counties, northeastern Kenya.
The application was developed as one of the results of the CLI-MARK initiative (Enhancing Market Response to Resilience in Livestock Value Chain in Eastern Africa), and it consists of a web dashboard and weekly SMS subscription to convey information about the weather.
Goal 13: Climate action
Eastern African pastoralists, other stakeholders in drought management, including governments and development partners.
Over 100 installations from Google Play Store as of 2020.
(smartphone ,feature phone, computer, tablet, other [specify])
(2G, 3G, 4G, LTE,…)
(Connection to market, Microsavings, Supply chain information, Education on farming practices, Weather information, etc)
The app features information regarding:
- the past seven days
- daily weather forecasts for the next seven days
- the rainfall distribution over the past 30 days
- expected moisture conditions
- expected drought conditions
The mobile app launched a piloted in northeastern Kenya, namely on the Marsabit and Isiolo counties.
The app frontend was designed to be simple, offering easy navigation between the different screens.
Contact information can be found here.
To provide accurate weather information to Kenyan pastoralists, increasing preparedness for and mitigation against climatic risks for pastoralists, and other stakeholders in drought management, including the Kenyan government and development partners.
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