Urbanization in Nigeria associated with lower rates of child stunting but higher rates of obesity among women.
Analysis on the CHIRPS-v2 gridded rainfall data revealed a high-resolution spatio-temporal pattern of rainfall variability in the region largely lacking weather stations.
As a part of the program, our community is organizing two geospatial-themed breakout sessions on Thursday, 4 October: “The World at Your Fingertips: Democratization of Earth Observation from Satellites to Drones” and “Why You Need to Code for Geospatial Data Science”.
Murali Krishna Gumma ( ICRISAT) published a new paper on the continental-scale cropland mapping using Landsat imagery on Google Earth Engine. The final data products showed the accuracy of over 94%.
Survey found that about 50% of geospatial research in CGIAR uses FOSS4G tools, but researchers’ engagement with the developers is still low.
Reflecting the first “Drones for Agriculture” training workshop organized at the Kizimbani Agricultural Training Institute (KATI) in Zanzibar, Tanzania, participants discussed next steps on the use of drones in CGIAR.