Table of Contents

Front Matter; Climate Prediction and Agriculture: Summary and the Way Forward; Climate Downscaling: Assessment of the Added Values Using Regional Climate Models; Development of a Combined Crop and Climate Forecasting System for Seasonal to Decadal Predictions; Delivering Climate Forecast Products to Farmers: Ex Post Assessment of Impacts of Climate Information on Corn Production Systems in Isabela, Philippines; Seasonal Predictions and Monitoring for Sahel Region; Institutionalizing Climate Forecast Applications for Agriculture. Increasing climate knowledge and improved prediction capabilities facilitate the development of relevant climate information to reduce the negative impacts due to climate variations. This book reviews the advances made in climate predictions and identifies the challenges to be addressed so as to enhance their applications in agriculture.