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Sudan: Connecting farmers with real-time flood management information

Sudan seen from Space by ESA's Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer in 2004

In 2003, 2007 and 2013, Sudan was particularly harshly affected by flash floods that displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

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Thu, 27/03/2014 - 09:40
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12.6592
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30.69

Mitigating the impacts of floods with satellites

Data provided by optical and radar satellites are used to generate maps of flood

CGIAR Research Programs on Water, Land & Ecosystems (WLE) and Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) are conducting a project focusing on flood impact mitigation using geospatial

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Tue, 24/09/2013 - 08:00

UN-SPIDER team: Presenting Coen Bussink

Coen was the focal point for illicit crop monitoring at UNODC

We warmly welcomes our new colleague in the UN-SPIDER Vienna Office, Mr. Coen Bussink. Coen joined UN-SPIDER in August and he will be providing technical and scientific support to the Programme.

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Fri, 30/08/2013 - 10:09
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48.2348
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16.4169