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Posts on the topic "researchers"

Posts on the topic "researchers"

  • Greensys 2017

    Greensys 2017 International Symposium on New Technologies for Environment Control, Energy-saving and Crop Production in Greenhouse and Plant Factory Date 20th to 24th August 2017 Location Beijing, China Description This event is a great opportunity to bring together researchers, technicians,...
  • CTA 2016 Annual Report is online!

    The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) just released its 2016 online annual report. The articles in this annual review focus on CTA’s projects aimed at smallholder farmers and concerns innovations in agribusiness, finance, ICTs, climate-smart agriculture, agro-tourism, communications and knowledge management. This issue starts presenting the key figures from 2016 on CTA communication products and on-the-ground projects. The issue is then divided in 6 chapters, including "Promoting
 Agribusiness", "ICTs for
 Agriculture", "Communication 
and Knowledge-Sharing", "...
  • EM-DAT: The International Disaster Database

    The Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT) was created by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) , a leading repository of information on the impact of disasters, in 1988. The Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT) is a free database containing worldwide data on the occurrence and impact of over 20,000 natural and technological disasters from 1900 to the present day. The main objective of the database is to help by giving data instruments for humanitarian action at national and international levels. The initiative aims to be a basis for vulnerability assessment and to...
  • Introducing the new FAOSTAT: the world's largest database of food and agriculture statistics

    FAO introduced a new and updated FAOSTAT website , making the world's most comprehensive statistical database on food, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, natural resource management and nutrition even more accessible. The updated web tool - in its fourth edition - incorporates multiple technology improvements as well as various easy-to-use innovations, full mobile device compatibility and new download options, which will significantly enhance the overall user experience. New FAO STAT Website FAOSTAT offers free, open and simple access to time series and cross-sectional data from 245 countries...
  • 5th ESA Advanced Training on Ocean Remote Sensing and Synergy

    5th ESA Advanced Training on Ocean Remote Sensing and Synergy Date 11 to 15 September 2017 Location University of Porto Description As part of the EO Science For Society – scientific exploitation programme element, the European Space Agency (ESA) is organising an advanced Ocean Remote Sensing...
  • SoilMapp for iPad: soil information at your fingertips

    SoilMapp is an app for iPad that lets users find out soil information such as how much water the soil holds, its clay content and acidity, among other attributes related to agricultural productivity and land management. The app enables users to view maps, photographs, satellite images, tables and graphs of data about nearby soils and learn about the soil’s physical and chemical characteristics (acidity, soil carbon, available water storage, salinity and erodibility). View this SoilMapp introductory video: Credits: CSIRO SoilMapp is designed for Australian farmers, consultants, planners,...
  • AQUASTAT: FAO's Global Information System on Water and Agriculture

    AQUASTAT is FAO's global information system on water and agriculture. It collects, analyses and disseminates data and information by country and by region. Its aim is to provide users interested in global, regional and national analyses with comprehensive information related to water resources and agricultural water management across the world, with emphasis on countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. AQUASTAT offers the user standardized data and tools to generate its own analysis. Ultimately, it aims to improve the user's understanding and monitoring of water resources,...
  • Webinars! Finding AGORA resources by keyword - Literature Research with Summon

    This announcement is published as it was shared on AIMS We are pleased to announce three upcoming webinars in English, French and Spanish about how to search AGORA with Summon . Summon facilitates literature research on the AGORA portal enabling the user to search resources by keyword, filter search results, save search items and to export citations. AGORA’s main purpose is to improve the quality and effectiveness of agricultural research, education and training in low- and middle-income countries. AGORA/Research4Life provides free or low cost access to peer-reviewed journals (to date, 6,500...
  • ICT and SDGs: How Information and Communications Technology Can Accelerate Action on the Sustainable Development Goals

    Ericsson and The Earth Institute, Columbria University have published this report entitled, " ICT and SDGs: How Information and Communications Technology Can Accelerate Action on the Sustainable Development Goal s". The authors of this report acknowledge that the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals will call for a transformation of societies and solicitation of technological solutions. ICT, especially mobile broadband, will be the essential infrastructure platform for the SDGs. The reports summarises five ways that ICTs can help in the achievement of the SDGs:- Accelerated...
  • FAO Water Productivity through Open access of Remotely sensed derived data (WaPOR) beta version portal is now online

    The first beta release of the FAO Water Productivity through Open access of Remotely sensed derived data (WaPOR) portal is available as of 14 April 2017. The FAO portal monitors and reports on agriculture water productivity over Africa and the Near East. The portal provides open access to the water productivity database and allows for direct data queries, time series analyses, area statistics and data download of key variables associated to water and land productivity. The portal provides information on variables such as water productivity, land productivity, above ground biomass production,...