Training course on the use of Satellite based data and crop monitoring and forecasting tools for drought monitoring and agro-meteorological applications

06-10 May 2019, Nairobi, Kenya

 

Agenda with links to presentations:

 

Local time in Nairobi (UTC+3 hrs)

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Monday 6

Tuesday 7

Wednesday 8

Thursday 9

Friday 10

9h00

Opening ceremony. Introductory remarks and tour de table

From the Global Agriculture

Drought Monitoring to Country

Level using Geospatial Information

Agricultural Stress Index System (ASIS)

Douglas Muchoney ¡VFAO (J Camacho on behalf of DM)

CDT Practical

ICPAC (Paulino, Kabaka)

Coupling remote sensing data with crop models. SARRA-O

Seydou Traore -AGRHYMET

 

National Institutions Reports on drought and food security activities (Tanzania, Djibouti, South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia)

9h30

Introduction to EUMETSAT data and producs- Web page

Christine Traeger (remote)

10h30

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

            Coffee Break

11h00

 

 

 

 

12h00

Remote sensing from satellite. Basic bands and principles of use

 Jose Camacho (WMO)

(11h00-12h00)

Land SAF ¡V Forest fires risk indexes. Operational agrometeorological monitoring in Portugal

Vanda Pires (IPMA) (remote)

 Crop condition classification: Operational procedures

ICPAC  (Kenneth Mwangi, Oliver)

Crop monitoring and yield estimation procedures in Western Africa

Seydou Traore - AGRHYMET

 

National workplans at ACREI countries. Use of remote sensing products and ICPAC datasets for drought monitoring and agro meteorology.

 

Training course evaluation

Closing ceremony at 13:00

Data bases at ICPAC. (CHIRPS)

ICPAC representative (Kabaka, Paulino)

Combined Drought  Index and applications in Somalia

FAO SWALIM

Peris Muchiri

 Crop and pastures monitoring with ASAP

Felix Rembold (EU-JRC) (remote)

Monitoring Soil moisture from Space.

Andreas Salentinig

Hydrology SAF

13h00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

 

14h00

Data bases, handling process, including data quality control, pre-processing

ICPAC representative (Kabaka, Paulino)

Data sharing at ICPAC

ICPAC

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Satellite derived rainfall estimation products                               TAMSAT

Caroline Wainwright (remote)

University of Reading

 Soil moisture monitoring. Tools and access.

Andreas Salentinig

Hydrology SAF

 

14h45

15h30

      Coffee Break  (15 :30 ¡V 16 :00)

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

16h00

 

(Adjourn at 17h30)

¡§LSA-SAF introduction, EvapoTranspiration & surface heat fluxes.¡¨, by F. Meulenberghs (Land SAF ¡V Meteo Belgique) (Remote)

Climate projections and agriculture SPIRITS

(EU-JRC) (remote)

WMO Tools derived from drought monitoring and agricultural  meteorology projects (Drought indexes, crop calendars, LDAS MF)

José Camacho  WMO

National Institutions Reports on drought and food security activities

Ethiopia

Kenya 1, Kenya 2

South Sudan

Sudan

Tanzania

Uganda

¡§LSA-SAF in practice: data access and handling files ¡¨ (moved to early Tuesday).

Yield forecasting with CST

(Hervé Kerdiles ¡V EU-JRC)

(remote)

 

 

 


 

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