Remote Sensing and GIS in Climate Change, Food Security and Agriculture

  • Time

    10:00am - 3:00pm

  • End Date

    08 Aug, 2022 - 10 Aug, 2022

  • Price

    ₦175,000

Event Details

  • Understand the fundamental ideas of GIS as well as Remote Sensing
  • Apply RS and GIS for designing implementations of big scale early warning systems
  • Understand ideas and frameworks in analysis of Food Security.
  • Understand ideas and primary frameworks in analysis of Climate Change.
  • comprehend ideas and main concepts in Agriculture
  • comprehend the connection between climate change, farming as well as food protection
  • Application of GIS as well as Remote Sensing as Decision assistance application for agriculture, food security, and Climate Change.

 

CONTENT

Key Course concepts

  • Introduction to food security, climate change, and Agriculture.
  • GIS for food security, climate change, and Agriculture.
  • Introduction to R.S and GIS ideas in climate change, Food and Agriculture security
  • GIS project style and setup
  • S0urces of GIS information for CCAFS

 

GIS Software Uses

  • Integration of data from various sources to GIS
  • Application of handheld GPS for data collecting
  • Geospatial Analysis in Agriculture and food security

 

Mapping

  • Mapping areas of climate change and food insecurity
  • Remote Sensing in CCAFS
  • Overview of Remote sensing

 

Remote sensing

  • Remote sensing applications
  • Satellite Image Acquisition
  • Image interpretation

 

Image

  • Image classification
  • Change detection

 

The effects of climate change on Agriculture and food security

  • Application of GIS in predicting Climate change
  • Responding to climate change, Mitigation and Adaptation
  • Impacts of climatic change on Agriculture and food availability.
  • Policy Framework addressing local weather change; ​ Kyoto protocol process and also existing local laws

 

GIS and Remote Sensing in Agriculture

  • Grid sampling, managing zones, practical yield targets
  • Remote realizing (RS) for the site-specific control.
  • Yield tracking and mapping

 

Assessment and Analysis

  • Food Security Assessment
  • The application of satellite imagery for analyzing food security
  • Assessing the impacts of food insecurity
  • Climate change sources of uncertainty

 

GPS and Basic GPS skills

  • Verities of GPS
  • Integration of GPS field information in GIS database
  • GPS setup, Capturing information from surveys
  • GPS data download along with related tasks

 

Public Participatory GIS and Use of Mobile Phones to Collect Data

  • Available methods
  • Analysis of Participatory GIS
  • Climate predictions used by the communities
  • Applying GIS to come up with hazard-aware societies
  • Use of Mobile Phones for GIS Data assortment of Assessment and also Surveys

 

FOR WHOM

The course targets people who require additional skills in remote sensing, climate change and the use of GIS.

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

 

DATE:

1ST BATCH: 4th – 6th April, 2022

2ND BATCH: 8th – 10th Aug, 2022

3RD BATCH: 28th – 30th Nov, 2022

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
03 Dec, 2019 06 Dec, 2019
Start Date End Date
02 Jul, 2019 05 Jul, 2019
Start Date End Date
08 Aug, 2022 10 Aug, 2022
Start Date End Date
28 Nov, 2022 30 Nov, 2022

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