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Training courses

Basics of geospatial technologies and Agriculture Information System's main tools and products

December 8-12, 2014. RS/GIS Lab of Sindh Agriculture University (SAU), Tandojam

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) is conducting a set of courses 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 this project. The first training has been held at the Sindh Agriculture University (SAU), Tandojam, from 8-12 December, 2014.

There is a large participation of staff from the CRSs of Sindh and Punjab. The goal is to allow participants to get familiar with these products and their utilization in agriculture monitoring and in improving CRS's monthly crop bulletins.

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