Indonesia, waiting for new visa in Singapore,I?nalizedamongotherscurriculacontentsundertheseheadingsinthe form of postgraduate syllabi in an earlier agreed format. I made use of my own earlier ideas and they were later on generally approved by the other New Delhi participants in e-mail contacts. I have to note that I do not like the terminology of“riskmanagement”forsmallfarmers,thatgenerallytryhardtocopewiththeir environmentaldif?cultiesmorethanthattheymanagethem.Thesesyllabiaregiven vii viii Preface in their original form in Annex I.I of Part I of this book. This shows that much historicalmaterialneededfornewpolicieswouldalsobecollectedinwritingthese syllabi.ThisisparticularlyalsofullyinlinewiththeSect.II.Don“Communication approachesinappliedagrometeorology”.
Combination of the theoretical background of agricultural meteorology with practical probblem solving and case studies and as such appealing to both scientists, end users (farmers) and policy makers