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GIS and Remote Sensing in Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change

The main purpose of the course is to enhance the capabilities of technical staff involved in Food Security Analysis, climate analysis and agriculture by providing them with an understanding on the use of spatial and Earth Observation (EO) information as a tool to integrate knowledge about climate change, agriculture, and food security in a meaningful and innovative way.

Course Content

Module 1: Key concepts and definitions

Module 2: The impacts of climate change on Agriculture and food security

Module 3: GIS and remote sensing in Agriculture

Module 4: Food Security Assessment and Analysis

Module 5: Global Positioning System (GPS) and Basic GPS skills

Module 6: Public Participatory GIS and data collection using mobile phones


Deadline: 27 April 2015

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