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Rakhine State, Myanmar study region where conflict has amplified risks of food security and created additional challenges to assess and monitor crop production across the patchy landscape.

Applied GeoSolutions Uses Satellite Imagery to Understand Conflict-Driven Food Security in Myanmar

Jun 18, 2019

Recent conflict along the border of Bangladesh and Myanmar has amplified a food security crisis and access to the region remains challenging. A new article in the journal Land (Special Issue Read more

Example of the Synthesis map showing crop conditions for AMIS crops as of August 28th, 2018.

The GEOGLAM crop monitor for AMIS: Assessing crop conditions in the context of global markets

Jun 7, 2019

An upcoming publication in the December 2019 edition of Global Food Security provides background on the GEOGLAM Crop Monitor for the G20 Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) . In the article… Read more

Ukraine wheat

Applying an EO method for yield monitoring to winter wheat in the United States and Ukraine

Jun 4, 2019

Accurate and timely crop yield forecasts are critical for making informed agricultural policies and investments, as well as increasing market efficiency and stability. Earth observation data from space can contribute to agricultural monitoring, including crop yield… Read more

Living Planet Symposium

NASA Harvest Makes Waves at ESA’s Living Planet Symposium

May 29, 2019

The European Space Agency’s Living Planet Symposium was held May 13th -17th, 2019 in Milan, Italy. This Symposium, held every three years, focuses on how Earth… Read more

Crop image

University of Maryland Harvest Hub Researchers funded by Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research under Global Grand Challenge Initiative to combat agricultural pests

May 28, 2019

Dr. Ritvik Sahajpal (Lead) and Dr. Cesar Izaurralde (Co-Lead) have been awarded a grant by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research under the… Read more