African Weather Balloon Project Uses Blockchain to Track Climate in West Africa

Bitcoin.com | Sep 24, 2021 at 10:00 AM
  • Nearly 91% of deaths from natural disasters recorded between 1970 and 2019 occurred in developing countries.
  • Already, this project is reportedly empowering African university students to utilize the Telos blockchain to offer a viable solution for the lack of real-time and historical climate data in West Africa by building an entirely community-owned balloon network.
  • Right now Kanda is working with university students in Nigeria, Ghana, and Cameroon, but we want to expand to other parts of Africa like Kenya.