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House Briefing

NASA Food Security Office Highlighted at Congressional briefing; Harvest team promotes NASA Food Security at Science Caucus Exhibition

Jul 3, 2018

On June 20, Stephanie Schollaert Uz of NASA’s Food Security Office was part of an expert panel at the Congressional briefing: “Research, Technology, and “Bang for the Buck” in Global Agricultural Development.” The briefing was sponsored by the Senate Hunger Caucus and moderated by the Alliance… Read more

Webinar

National, Regional, and Global Coordination in Support of Food Security & Agricultural Decision Making, Webinar at GODAN (Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition) organized by CTA.

Jun 28, 2018

 Ian Jarvis (GEOGLAM Director) and Alyssa Whitcraft (Harvest Program Manager & GEOGLAM Program Scientist) presented in a recent webinar organized by the Global Open Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Initiative.They provided a high level overview of GEOGLAM, then focused on the… Read more

Maize East Africa, Photo: capitalfm.co.ke

Study by Harvest Partner Examines Maize Yield response to Climate Change

Jun 28, 2018

A study authored by NASA Harvest partner University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) Climate Hazards Group (CHG) member Chris Funk and colleagues Frank Davenport and Gideon Galu, published in the journal Climatic Change looks at how maize yields in Kenya may respond to climate… Read more

AGU Remote Sensing

Call for Abstracts - Session at AGU (10-14 December 2018 in Washington DC)

Jun 27, 2018

Earth observation data, analytics, and modeling from a variety of sources and at a variety of spatial and temporal scales provide critical information and tools to support decisions for the functioning and resilience of food systems. These decisions occur from farm to… Read more

Uganda

Harvest Partner Dr. Catherine Nakalembe Leads training on Uganda Crop and Livestock Conditions’ monitoring data collection training in support of NUSAF3’s Disaster Risk Financing Program- 28th - 30th May 2018 -6th floor boardroom, Postel Building OPM

Jun 26, 2018

DRF subcomponent is anchored in the third Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project (NUSAF III) and is a subcomponent of Labor Intensive Public Works (LIPW). The objective of DRF is to develop a mechanism for scaling up assistance that Government of Uganda (GoU) provides to poor households in… Read more