crop monitoring

UK Space Agency funds project delivering a pest risk information service to sub-Saharan Africa

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An armyworm pest has been afflicting southern and eastern Africa since the beginning of this year. It has been observed in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia and Mozambique with Zimbabwe being the worst affected country so far. The moths of the armyworm are born survivors and they are able to migrate over huge distances. Experts predict that next affected countries will be Tanzania and Kenya.

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Kenya declares drought a national disaster

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Kenya’s president has declared the worsening drought in the country a national disaster.

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Joint Workshop “Information Needs in Crop Monitoring”

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On 22-23 of October in Kiev, Ukraine a Joint Workshop “Information Needs in Crop Monitoring” funded by European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and co-funded by the UN-SPIDER office of UNOOSA will be held.

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22/10/2015 to 23/10/2015

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Turkey uses SPOT 6 and 7 satellites for crop monitoring

Satellite view of the city of Istanbul (Image: ESA)

Airbus Defence and Space offers data on crop monitoring through SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 satellite imagery to the Agricultural Monitoring and Information System Project (TARBIL), a programme coordinated by the Turkish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, and funded by the Ministry of Development.

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RCMRD installs MODIS satellite data receiving station

Representatives of RCMRD during the launch of the MODIS receiving station

RCMRD, the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development, and host of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Kenya, recently installed and launched a new satellite receiving station.

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