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Locust Geographic Information System (GIS) Workshop, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 6-8 November 2013

The Provision Agenda of the Locust GIS Workshop is as follows:

Opening

1.Opening address
2.Adoption of the agenda
3.Introduction on GIS, remote sensing and other technologies for locust information collection and management

Session 1: Automated locust data collection

4.Presentation of the Automated system of data collection (ASDC) as well as related software and hardware
5.Demonstration of field data collection by ASDC
6.Examples of remote sensing application to locust monitoring in Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) and elsewhere

Session 2: Locust data management

7.Layers of information, GIS and other output products and methods of regional forecasts (countries' representatives)
8.Experience sharing by countries using GIS for pest monitoring (countries' representatives)
9.Access to and management of collected locust-related data

Session 3: GIS for locust monitoring in CCA

10.Definition of the main features of the locust GIS in CCA
11.Next steps to develop and introduce into practice the locust GIS in CCA

Closing

12.Adoption of the report
13.Closure address

Documents

List of documents

Item 2a-Provisional Agenda

Item 2b-Provisional Timetable

Item 3-Introduction on GIS, remote sensing and other technologies

Items 4 and 5-Presentation of the Automated System of Data Collection (ASDC)

Item 6-Examples of remote sensing application to locust monitoring in CCA & elsewhere

Item 7-Layers of information, GIS & other output products

Item 8-Experience sharing by countries using GIS for pest monitoring

Item 10-Definition of the main features of the locust GIS in CCA

Item 11-Next steps to develop and introduce into practice the locust GIS in CCA