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AgriGIS Workshop/Think Tank Kenya - slides

Venue: RCMRD, Nairobi, Kenya

The following are summary presentations from the very successful AgriGIS Workshop & Think Tank meetings in Nairobi organised jointly by the The University of Nottingham, the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) and Crops for the Future (CFF) on October 27-28, 2016.

The objective of the event was to provide a forum for stakeholders in agricultural research organizations in Africa to share knowledge and propose strategies on improving the use of free and open geospatial software, open data, open educational resources with the  aim to expand Capacity Building and Training in AgriGIS to support Global Food Security.


Date: 27 October 2016

Inaugural session

Think-Tank discussions on Open Data and Open Science in AgriGIS followed by summary from each group

OpenGIS Workshop Intro - Suchith Anand

Introduction to GIS: Hands on Workshop using QGIS - Samuel Ng'ang'a

Date: 28 October 2016

GRASP overview - Didier Leibovici (University of Nottingham)

Insect swarm prediction modeling - Ogundipe Oluropo (University of Nottingham)

Crop productivity mapping – Tobias Landmann (ICIPE)

Working groups presentation - What are the practical, technical, policy implementation obstacles to enabling AgriGIS?



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