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Training on Crop Information Portal, GLAM Portal, AFSS and MAGIS for staff of the CRS Punjab and University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF)

28 Jan-1 Feb 2015, RS/GIS Lab SPARC-Islamabad

The Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has held a training course on basics of geospatial technologies (GIS, Remote Sensing and GPS) and on main tools and products (Crop Information Portal, GLAM Portal, AFSS and MAGIS systems) developed by the Agriculture Information System project. This is the second course after the one held at the Sindh Agriculture University (SAU), Tandojam, from 8-12 December, 2014.

There is a large participation of staff local. The goal is to allow participants to get familiar with these products and their utilization. These systems will serve as platform for sharing crop information for proper decision and policy making within Punjab and crops monitoring for early warning system.

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Sep 2, 2015 - A new amendment (no. 3) was signed by USDA and FAO to formalize a no-cost extension of the project GCP/PAK/125/USA from Oct 1, 2015 to Sep 30, 2016.

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