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gis and remote sensing in agriculture food security and climate change course

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  • GIS-and-Remote-Sensing-in-Agriculture-Food-Security-and-Climate-Change-Course

Venue:

FineResults Research

BY REGISTRATION

Service Provider
Nov 04, 2019 - Nov 08, 2019
08:08 - 05:08

Date Listed: August 17, 2019 (about 11 months ago)

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FineResults, Research, Services Ltd offers training solutions to individuals, communities, governments and civil society organizations, both local and international.

We also provide application-oriented and field-based consultancy services in all aspects of research and evaluations from inception to completion. This includes research designs, designing monitoring and evaluations systems, technical reviews, programme evaluations, questionnaire validation, data collection, data capture, data analysis and report writing. FineResults, Research, Services Ltd is a company incorporated under the laws of Kenya. Its head office is in Nairobi Kenya.

THIS COURSE IS SUITABLE FOR PEOPLE WORKING IN:

The course is designed for representatives from government, project teams, NGOs, multi and bilateral development organizations, consultancies, etc, that are typically employed as project managers and directors, GIS specialists, technical specialists, and researchers.

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.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The course is designed for representatives from government, project teams, NGOs, multi and bilateral development organizations, consultancies, etc, that are typically employed as project managers and directors, GIS specialists, technical specialists, and Agriculture researchers

REQUIREMENTS

This training is designed for participants who are reasonably proficient in English and have an understanding of basic GIS knowledge

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.
  • 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 Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security.
  • 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 Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security 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

 


Event Date
Start Date: November 4, 2019
End Date: November 8, 2019
Event Time
Start Time: 08:08 AM
End Time: 05:08 AM
Event Link
Ticket Online
Ticket Link:
https://bit.ly/2KBeUvc

Contact Organizer

Name : Fineresults Research Services
Contact No. : +254 732 776 700
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