GIS and Spatial Analysis for Agriculture and Food Security

  • Time

    10:00am - 3:00pm

  • End Date

    15 Aug, 2022 - 17 Aug, 2022

  • Price


Event Details

  • Basic concepts of GIS
  • A refresher on sustainable agriculture and food security
  • Spatial data sources for agriculture and food security
  • Analysis of spatial agriculture and food security data
  • Creation of food security risk maps



Basics of GIS

  • Concepts and terminologies of GIS
  • Spatial information introduction
  • Agriculture and food security concepts introduction
  • Introducing GIS in agriculture and food security
  • GIS system installation planning
  • GIS software


Basics of Agriculture and Food Security

  • Food Security
  • Food System
  • Food Chain


Agriculture Spatial Data Collection

  • Data sources for disease information mapping
  • Mobile data collection using ODK.
  • Data collection using handheld GPS devices
  • Integrating GPS and ODK data into a GIS environment


Spatial Analysis of Agriculture Related Data

  • Creating yield maps
  • Analysis of precision agriculture data


Creation of Food Security Risk Maps

GIS application in Agriculture

GIS in yield monitoring and mapping

Using GIS to report food security information

Food security early warning systems and drought monitoring

Characterizing soil spatial variability

Site specific soil management: prescription maps

Use of GIS and remote sensing in food security analysis



The course targets government representatives, project teams, NGOs, multi and bilateral development organizations, consultancies, etc, who work as Agricultural specialists, project managers, researchers and technical specialists.



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.



1ST BATCH: 11th – 13th April, 2022

2ND BATCH: 15th – 17th Aug, 2022

3RD BATCH: 5th – 7th Dec, 2022

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
10 Dec, 2019 13 Dec, 2019
Start Date End Date
02 Jul, 2019 05 Jul, 2019
Start Date End Date
15 Aug, 2022 17 Aug, 2022
Start Date End Date
05 Dec, 2022 07 Dec, 2022

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