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

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Event: GIS and Remote Sensing in Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change Course

Venue: Indepth Research Services, Mombasa, Kenya.

Event Date: 12th – 16th March 2018.               

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INTRODUCTION

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.

DURATION

 5 Days

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 By completing this course, participants will be able to:

·         Understand the basic concepts of GIS and Remote Sensing

·         Understand concepts and main frameworks in Food Security Analysis

·         Understand concepts and main frameworks in Climate Change Analysis

·         Understand concepts and main frameworks in Agriculture

·         Understand the relationship between climate change, agriculture and food security

·         Apply GIS and Remote Sensing as Decision support tool for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).

·         Use GIS information in planning FS interventions through spatial multi-criteria analysis

·         Assess spatial data availability and understand the importance of spatial data infrastructure (SDI), for data sharing by organizations involved in CCAFS

·         Apply GIS and RS for designing implementations of large scale early warning systems

·         Use participatory GIS (PGIS) tools during assessments at community level

·         Apply remote sensing data and image processing techniques to monitor select CCAFS indicators

·         Use mobile phones to gather data during field assessments/surveys

·         Design and implement their own GIS projects that integrate remote sensing data and GPS-based field information

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

·         Key concepts and definitions

·         The impacts of climate change on Agriculture and food security

·         Use of GIS in Climate Predictions

·         GIS and Remote sensing in Agriculture

·         Global Positioning System (GPS) and Basic GPS skills 

·         Public Participatory GIS and data collection using mobile phones

·         Case Studies

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How to participate

·         Tailor Make A Course

·         Register as an Individual

·         Register as a Group

·         Become One of Our Partners.

·         Purchase Software

·         Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

 

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View GIS and Earth Observation Institute Course Catalogue

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814

Email [email protected]

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email: [email protected].

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 9th March 2018.

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

 

 

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