food security

Senegal and Pakistan collaborate on Space-based Technology to cope with food crisis

Researchers at Senegal’s Centre for Ecological Monitoring (Centre de Suivi Ecologique, CSE), in Dakar, and the Inter-Islamic Network on Space Sciences and Technology (ISNET), based in Karachi, Pakistan,will work together on space technology applications to improve food security in Senegal, one of the most food crisis-affected countries in the Sahel region.

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Thu, 02/08/2012 - 14:48
Thu, 08/02/2012

Use space technology for food security: Former ISRO chief

India must embark on a “new evergreen revolution” with the extensive use of appropriate bio- and space technology inputs to ensure food security for all and enable the country to compete successfully in a globalised economy, says renowned space scientist U.R. Rao. India’s population is bound to cross 1.6 billion by 2050, which will demand doubling of our foodgrain production to ensure food security to all our people, according to him.

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Tue, 21/02/2012 - 16:46

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UN launches information system to boost disaster prevention, food security measures

The United Nations launched today an information system to improve and expand the exchange of weather, climate and water data, which can be used for disaster risk reduction, water management, food security and health purposes.

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Wed, 01/02/2012 - 15:57

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Environment monitor launched at UNISWA

An earth satellite station for monitoring the environment has been launched at the University of Swaziland (UNISWA), Luyengo campus.

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Thu, 14/07/2011 - 12:55

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SADC Regional Remote Sensing Unit (RRSU)

The SADC Regional Remote Sensing Unit (RRSU) is part of the Regional Food Security Programme. The RRSU was conceived as a project in 1988 and received technical assistance from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). In 1998, the project was integrated into the Food, Agriculture and Natural Ressources (FANR) Development Unit (DU).

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