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Using EO to support Supply Chain & Ecosystem Service Market in USA

Scaling Satellite Tools for Agricultural Decision Support in the US

Apr 23, 2019

Applied GeoSolutions partner Dr. Nathan Torbick works to use satellite earth observations to scale tools for irrigation management and conservation practices with the USDA and industry partners across the Lower Mississippi.… Read more

Crop alerts improve early warning for food security when disaster strikes

Apr 18, 2019

In response to a call from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), GEO’s Global Agricultural Monitoring initiative (GEOGLAM)Read more

December 2018-February 2019 images of drought in Southern Africa - precipitation/NDVI/soil moisture

Drought Harms Corn Crops in Southern Africa

Apr 11, 2019

There is never a good time for drought, but in southern Africa, overly dry conditions hit at a particularly vulnerable time—just after planting for the 2018-2019 maize (corn) season. According to ReliefWeb, about 10.8 million people in southern Africa faced severe food… Read more

Catherine Nakalembe and LWR partners in Mali

Lutheran World Relief launches partnership with NASA Harvest

Apr 9, 2019

NASA Harvest is partnering with Lutheran World Relief (LWR) to bring valuable satellite imagery data to small-plot farmers in Mali, using LWR's field expertise to make NASA’s… Read more

Experiences in Eastern Africa

East Africa crop monitoring training tour promotes satellite data for agricultural decision making

Mar 29, 2019

Catherine Nakalembe, Harvest Eastern Africa Lead, led four intensive remote sensing trainings this past month in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. The focus was on teaching staff in agricultural ministries how to use Earth Observation tools for… Read more