Earth Observation Applications in Agriculture and Rural Development
Agriculture and rural development will benefit greatly from remote sensing and other earth observation information technology and services.
Optimal use of earth observation can help achieve global food security. ADB staff participated in this one-day training to build awareness on the utility and potential benefits of using Earth Observation information services for agriculture and rural development. The training was orgnized by ADB's Water Sector Group and and Agriculture and Rural Development Thematic Group, in cooperation with the European Space Agency.
|Date||Session / Activity||Presentation Material||Speaker(s)|
|25 Jul 2018||Opening||
Earth Observation Services in the Context of Sustainable Development: Key Concepts, Examples and Opportunities
Earth observation through remote sensing can bring many advantages to agriculture and food production. Remote sensing is the science of acquiring...
|25 Jul 2018||Presentation||
Introduction and Welcome
Earth Observation for Sustainable Development or EO4SD is a dedicated program for sustainable development. It aims to show the effectiveness...
|25 Jul 2018||Session 1||
Increase Agricultural Productivity and Natural Resource Monitoring
Earth observation can provide the tools to monitor the status and trends of production in agricultural areas. It can provide a continuous...
|25 Jul 2018||Session 2||
Optimize Water Use Efficiency
Water is indispensable to food security. To achieve high food production in a world with rising population, water management should be top...
|25 Jul 2018||Session 3||
Inundation Frequency Mapping
We need to increase agricultural productivity while decreasing agricultural risks to be able to feed the projected 2 billion increase in ...
|25 Jul 2018||Session 4||
Monitoring and Evaluation Using Earth Observation
Earth observation can be a very useful tool for monitoring and evaluation. It can help monitor land degradation and productivity and ...