Strategic Partners

Weather Info for All initiative


The Earth Institute at Columbia University

The Earth Institute at Columbia University (El) mobilizes the siences, education and public policy to achieve a sustainable earth. Through interdisciplinary research, the Institute is adding to the knowledge necessary for addressing the challenges of the 21st century and beyond.
El is educating new leaders to become professionals and scholars in the growing field of sustaiable development.
We work alongside governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations and individuals to devise innovative strategies to protect the future of our planet.

The Millennium Villages Project offers an innovative model for helping rural African communities lift themselves out of extrem poverty.
Simple solutions like providing high-yield seeds, medecines, and drinking wells along with improved science and technology such as agro forestry, insecticide-treated bed nets, mobile phones, and the Internet are effectively nourishing communities into a new age of health and opportunity. 




Ericsson is the world´s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators.
Ericsson is the leader in 2G, 3G and 4G mobile technologies, and provides support for networks with over 1 billion suscribers and has a leading position in managed services.
The company´s porfolio comprises of mobile and fixed network infrastructure, telecom services, software, broadband and multimedia solutions for operators, enterprises and the media industry.
The Sony Ericsson and ST-Ericsson joint ventures provide consumers with feature-rich personal mobile devices.

Ericsson is advancing its vision of "to be the prime driver in an all-communicating world" through innovation, technology and sustainable business solutions.
Working in 175 countries, more than 75.000 employees generated revenue of SEK 209 billion (USD 32.2 billion) in 2008. Founded in 1876 with the headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, Ericsson is listed on OMX NASDAQ, Stockholm and NASDAQ New York.



World Meteorological Organization

WMO is the UN authoritative voice in Weather, Water and Climate related matters.
The role of WMO and the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) of its 188 Members is instrumental in addressing the challenges related to climate variability and change, since accurate and timely weather-, climate- and water-related information products and services are prerequisites to the successful formulation and implementation of any adaptive response policies and measures, especially to climate extremes and disaster risk reduction .



Zain is a leading emerging markets player in the field of telecommunications aiming to become one of the top ten mobile operators in the world by 2011.    
Today it is the 4th largest mobile network in the world in terms of geographical footprint with a commercial presence in 24 countries spread across the Middle East and Africa providing mobile voice and data services to 647 million active customers as at 31 March 2009.

The Zain brand is wholly owned by Mobile Telecommunications Company KSC, which is listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (Stock ticker: ZAIN)


Service Partners



Fairmount Weather Systems Ltd.

Fairmount Weather Systems Ltd are a dynamic, internationally competitive Meteorological Instrument manufacturer who continue to achieve strong growth through the development of our core capabilities. We continue to build our market position in the design, manufacture and distribution of both Conventional and Automated Meteorological Instruments, data collection and dissemination systems by providing solutions for our customers from our factory near Cambridge UK. Recent developments include innovative use of GPRS mobile phone technology to provide a truly scalable network of data collection outstations. Known for quality and robustness, our equipment is suitable for use in the harshest environments.


Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos is an international photographic cooperative of great diversity and distinction owned by its photographer members. With powerful individual vision, Magnum photographers chronicle the world and interpret its peoples, events, issues and personalities. Magnum photos provide photo-journalistic documentation of the Initiative for demonstration purposes and as a tool for sharing best practices and media outreach.




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