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Advanced Training Workshop on Agricultural Monitoring

9-20 September, 2013. Washington DC, USA

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This two weeks training course was held from 9 Sep to 20 Sep 2013 with the objective to enhance Pakistan's different agricultural services department's capability in crop reporting. Improvement in crop area estimation, crop yield forecasting and field data collection using modern day technologies was the major focus.

Staff from SUPARCO, Punjab, Sindh Crop reporting services and Faisalabad and Tando Jam agricultural universities were the participants.

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Training topics:

  • Agricultural Monitoring using remote sensing and GIS
  • G20 Geo GLAM
  • National and Global crop forecasting and reporting of crop statistics
  • Designing and implementation of area frame
  • Field trip to BARC by USDA
  • Remote sensing and GIS basics
  • How FAS produce forecasts for Pakistan
  • GLAM system installation and maintenance
  • Demonstration of crop information portal
  • Decision tree classification Algorithm
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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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