Earth Observation for Food and Agriculture: Ukraine RSO takes part in Workshop

Representatives of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine, hosted by SRI NASU-SSAU, took part in the International Meeting on Food Security, Earth Observations and Agricultural Monitoring. This workshop was held in Brussels on November 21, 2013 at the premise of the Secure World Foundation and was organized by Secure World Foundation (SWF), the European Commission (EC), and the Group of Earth Observations (GEO) Secretariat. The purpose of this meeting was to assess the situation regarding global observational facilities, models, and derived services needed to meet the demand in developed and developing countries regarding agricultural production.

One of the Ukrainian experts, Prof. Nataliia Kussul from Space Research Institute National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and State Space Agency of Ukraine, delivered a presentation on national agricultural monitoring activities and took part in the discussion on the GEO-GLAM system implementation with other experts from Europe and other countries.