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The regional office UNSIPER support for Colombia RSO - IGAC in collaboration with the Colombian Corporation for Agricultural Research “CORPOICA” show the paper called: "Using satellite images to identify areas affected by drought" at the international seminar: ADAPTATION AGRICULTURAL SECTOR TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND VARIABILITY, which includes the participation of international speakers
The Space Research Institute (SRI/NAS) in Ukraine and SSA Ukraine in cooperation with the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine and Integration-Plus Ltd. have used satellitedata to deliver geoinformation services for agriculture needs, including winter wheat yield preliminary forecast for 2015.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of El Salvador (Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería - MAG) governs all activities carried out by the State in regard to agriculture and livestock and with regard to fishing and aquaculture. As in all countries, this Ministry is responsible for promoting the export of agricultural produce in combination with the support of agriculture for local consumption and subsistence agriculture which is typical in developing countries.
In early May 2014, the United States National Drought Center, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln developed a map, which shows the extended area affected by high temperatures and subsequent droughts in the United States.
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture of Ghana's Mission is to promote sustainable agriculture and thriving agribusiness through research and technology development, effective extension and other support services to farmers, processors and traders for improved livelihood.
The International Charter: Space and Major Disaster was activated on 29 April 2014 by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA. Heavy rain in northern Afghanistan caused flash flooding on 25 April, killed over 120 people and tens of thousands were evacuated.
FAO's mandate is to support members in their efforts to ensure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food. FAO can help by supporting policies and political commitments that promote food security and good nutrition and by making sure that up-to-date information about hunger and malnutrition challenges and solutions is available and accessible.
The main FAO's goals are:
1. the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition;
2. the elimination of poverty and the driving forward of economic and social progress for all;