How can co-creation improve the engagement of farmers in weather and climate services (WCS) in India

  title={How can co-creation improve the engagement of farmers in weather and climate services (WCS) in India},
  author={Trond Vedeld and Mihir Mathur and Neha Bharti},
  journal={Climate Services},
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