WaPOR, teledetección al servicio de la productividad del agua

Noticias

Aquí encontrará todas las últimas noticias sobre el proyecto WaPOR, desde conferencias y eventos mundiales en los que participa el proyecto, hasta noticias específicas de cada país, así como nuevos recursos a disposición. 

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22/03/2020
In the video message for the International Water Day 2020 on “Water and climate change”, FAO Director General QU Dongyu highlighted FAO’ support to members states in monitoring their water...
05/12/2019
WaPOR was presented during the 1st regional conference on improving water productivity in the NEMA region organized by FAO from 4 to 6 December 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia. The conference...
14/11/2019
The International Symposium on the Use of Nonconventional Waters to Achieve Food Security, co-organized by FAO and the Government of Spain, will be held from 14 to 15 November 2019....
01/08/2019
Following his election by Members at the 41st session of Conference on 23 June, FAO welcomes Qu Dongyu as the ninth Director-General since the establishment of FAO in 1945. The...
13/06/2019
The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is taking place the 17 June 2019. The seminar will present and discuss tools, policies and best practices to support countries and...
13/05/2019
The Government of Rwanda’s strategic development plans emphasize the importance of environment protection, natural resource management and climate change preparedness. Natural Capital Accounts (NCA) are an important resource for tracking...
07/05/2019
The Living Planet Symposium (LPS) is taking place from the 13 to 17 May in Milano, Italy . This event is dedicated to 'Observation landscape' focusing on the contribution of Earth...
06/05/2019
The UN Interagency Innovation Bootcamp was held from the 29 April to 3 May in Munich, Germany. Innovators from eleven United Nations entities gathered for the first time to participate...
02/04/2019
The Land and Water Days 2019 was held in Cairo, Egypt. This event was dedicated to ‘Innovation For Food and Water Security’ focusing on the NENA region. WaPOR team participated...
22/03/2019
UN Sustainable Goal 6 is crystal clear: Water for all by 2030. For World Water Day ESA takes a look at ways that space can help this global challenge. While Earth-observing...
28/01/2019
An article on WIRED today features the innovation brought about by PlantVillage Nuru, an App that helps farmers detect crop diseases using Artificial Intelligence. PlantVillage is now able to get...
01/12/2018
The new version of WaPOR 1.1 has been launched. This new version includes tow major features: more opportunities for storing users' preferred choices for time-series, areas and locations, and enhanced...
03/10/2018
A session at the AWF in Manila explored the use of WaPOR for monitoring investments in agriculture. The Asia Water Forum 2018 aims to discuss ways to identify and adopt innovations...
27/09/2018
The European Space Agency and the World Bank’s Agriculture Global Practice co-hosted an awareness event on “Earth Observation for Sustainable Agricultural Development” at the World Bank HQ in Washington DC...
20/08/2018
WaPOR is being showcased, among other FAO applications, during the Youth Employment in Agriculture Conference in Kigali, Rwanda. Through the event #HackAgainstHunger/Africa, FAO is seeking innovative business models and new technologies...
01/06/2018
Version 1.0 of WaPOR, FAO’s portal to monitor Water Productivity through Open access of Remotely sensed derived data, is now available. This new version is the result of a review...
18/03/2018
The World Water Forum is the world’s biggest water-related event and is organized by the World Water Council (WWC), an international organization that brings together all those interested in the...
27/11/2017
The 4th Arab Water Forum which takes place every three years, promotes a regional platform for engaging Arab Water Council members, decision-makers, water resources experts, practitioners and institutions into dialogue...
24/11/2017
The UN-Water Integrated Monitoring Initiative for SDG 6 organized a global workshop in The Hague, The Netherlands, gathering country representatives from across the world as well UN-Water Members and Partners....
17/10/2017
MetaMeta and the 25% Water Productivity Alliance organized in Cairo a 24 hours event aiming at building applications based on the FAO WaPOR portal and database. Participants were encouraged to...