agriculture

Adaptation frontiers: conference on European climate change adaptation research and practice

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The objective of this final CIRCLE conference is to share the results of 10 years of European cooperation in climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation research, and to pave the way for the development of new research in support of climate change adaptation in Europe in the next decade.

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39

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-9

Date: 

10/03/2014 to 12/03/2014

Venue City: 

Lisbon

Event Organisers: 

Climate Impacts Research and Response Coordination for a Larger Europe, University of Lisbon (CIRCLE 2)

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1

Latin America and the Caribbean: Developing, linking, and applying climate knowledge

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English

The climate research community is facing a complex challenge that includes improving current knowledge on the climate system, the interactions among its components and the limits of predictability.

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-35

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-56

Date: 

17/03/2014 to 21/03/2014

Venue City: 

Montevideo

Event Organisers: 

World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

Language of event: 

1

Satellite Images: Detecting Vegetation Health through Fluorescence

ESA potential satellite to map fluorescence

A potential new ESA satellite could use the fluorescence in plants to track health and productivity of vegetation worldwide. A likely candidate for the eighth ESA Earth Explorer, the Fluorescence Explorer (FLEX) would thus provide data for global maps of vegetation.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 11:03

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55

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Wed, 02/12/2014

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Founded in 1862, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.

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39

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-77

Mozambique National Directorate of Agrarian Services (DNSA)

IIAM, Mozambique's Institute of Agricultural Research, is part of the Ministry for Agriculture of Mozambique. It is mainly involved in

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-26

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Togo

Agriculture is one of the main drivers of Togo’s economy, but the steep drop in global cotton prices in recent years dealt a blow to many farmers. The rates of food insecurity and vulnerability are really high, as well as the country’s risk to natural disasters and the lack of income diversification.

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Arab Society for Plant Protection

The Arab Society for Plant Protection (ASPP) is a non-profit professional and scholarly organization of scientists from both public and private academic institutions, as well as industry representing a great variety of scientists who are involved in the field of plant protection in the Arab World and abroad.

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Locust Control Center

The Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region (CRC) was established under Article XIV within the framework of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

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Sudanese Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

The development of the agriculture is very important for the success of the Sudan’s aims to reduce poverty, increase the economic growth and achieve a sustainable development in the country. Therefore, the Ministry of Agriculture is responsible for implementing policies that allow a sustainable development, ensure food and fight against poverty.

Website: http://www.sudagric.gov.sd/

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NASU-NSAU forecasts winter wheat yield in Ukraine for 2012

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office (RSO) in Ukraine, the Space Research Institute NASU-NSAU, has elaborated an operational forecast of the winter wheat yield in Ukraine for 2012 using Earth Observation Data.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 11:15

Country/Region: 

Thu, 08/30/2012

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