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) are pleased to announce the AgriGIS Workshop and Think Tank meetings to be held at RCMRD, Nairobi, Kenya on October 27-28, 2016..
Join professionals, policy makers and scientists from around the world to discuss and collaborate on how Geospatial technologies and open data can enhance agriculture and ‘End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture’ (UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2)).
You can get an idea of previous training that RCMRD have done at https://opensourcegeospatial.icaci.org/2016/10/regional-centre-for-mapping-of-resources-for-development-rcmrd-nairobi-kenya/
We will also share some of the research we did at the University of Nottingham through the BBSRC funded GRASP https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ngi/research/geospatial-science/projects/grasp-gfs.aspx
Kenya is one of the main visionary countries of GODAN initiative , so it is a great pleasure for us to have this event in Nairobi and we thank Dr Hussein Farah and RCMRD for hosting the event. We are looking forward to productive meetings and collaborations. Those interested can register at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/grace/events/eventsarticles/agrigis-workshop-and-think-tank-kenya.aspx