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Transforming smallholder farming through remote sensing

The STARS project explores ways to use remote sensing technology to improve agricultural practices of smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with the aim to advance their livelihoods. "STARS" stands for Spurring a Transformation for…

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Jan 19

Open data for Better Land Governance

It is widely understood that effective use of land, the sustainable production of food and development are linked. Yet, creating effective policy, which takes into account broader notions such as economic prosperity and social justice, especially in the context of competing claims to land use and title, still presents significant challenges. The difficulties are compounded by the fragment…
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Dodoma, Tanzania

Dec 5

Agriculture advantage 2.0 - Climate-smart agriculture: Identifying the best bets - COP24 side event

Agriculture is likely to be the sector mostly affected by the impacts of climate change. Many developing countries included agriculture and land use change as an adaptation priority and also a mitigation opportunity in their nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement. Positive climate outcomes from the agriculture sector in both areas require the identification of climate-sma…
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Katowice, Poland

May 31

Open land data and the management of data repositories

In the context of the GODAN Action project, The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), The Land Portal Foundation and the Southern Africa Hub of the Network of Excellence in Land Governance (NELGA) collaborate to provide training in Open land data and the management of data repositories. …
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Pretoria, South Africa

Apr 22

Open seminar on PGIS: Fostering inclusive land use decision-making in Suriname through P3DM

CTA organises an open seminar on Participatory Geographic Information Systems (PGIS). Sara Olga Ramirez Gomez, PhD researcher at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Faculty of Geosciences (University of Utrecht) and Fellow researcher at Tropenbos International Suriname will give a presentation on ‘’Fostering inclusive land use decision-making in Suriname through P3DM”.…
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Agro Business Park, 6708 Wageningen, Netherlands

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