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  • Asia-Pacific - Supporting Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods Using Satellite Applications UK Space Agency


    Date: 29 Jun 2021
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Asia-Pacific - Supporting Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods Using Satellite Applications

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): UK Space Agency (UKSA)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 29 Jun 2021 Location: Online event

The UK Space Agency's International Partnership Programme (IPP) will be delivering a series of regional webinars, aimed at promoting our projects' capabilities and outcomes/impacts across climate change, agriculture, humanitarian, maritime, and disaster resilience.

Time

08:00 - 09:30 BST

Projects involved:

Regional and National Rice Production Forecasting in Peru (Remote Sensing Applications Consultants)

This project aims to generate agrarian statistics on rice production required by government more efficiently – with improved accuracy and timeliness – enabling better management of supply at the national level and reduced crop price volatility.

MAPCAM (Monitoring Agricultural Production for Climate Adaptations in Mongolia) (Remote Sensing Applications Consultants)

MAPCAM will provide satellite-derived information on crop distribution and growth to help stakeholders in Mongolia’s agricultural sector to plan for increased production and resilience to climate change.

PRISE (Pest Risk Information Service) (CABI)

PRISE aims to increase food security by reducing crop losses from pest outbreaks. This service will enable farmers to manage outbreaks more effectively using Integrated Pest Management methods.

SIBELIUs (eOsphere)

SIBELIUs provides improved pasture monitoring capabilities in Mongolia and Kyrgyzstan to support their large and economically significant herding communities, who are increasingly being impacted by climate change.

Crop Yield Decision Support (Assimila Ltd)

This project will provide information on maize yields in Ghana, such as current yields to help plan harvesting, transport and processing, future yields to inform markets and enhance long term food security and past yields to help farmers benchmark and improve productivity.

Event website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/uksa-ipp-asia-pacific-agriculture-and-rural-livelihoods-webinar-tickets-155805663935



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