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FAO: Watching Agricultural Drought Worldwide - from Space

ASIS shows agricultural areas with a high likelihood of water stress (red areas) of the first ten day-period of January 2014

In the framework of the EU/FAO Improved Global Governance for Hunger Reduction Programme, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is developing the Agriculture Stress Index System (ASIS) to detect agricultural areas with a high likelihood of water stress (drought) at the global level.

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Pakistan: First remote sensing lab for crops inaugurated

Satellite Image of Pakistan

On 20 May 2014, Pakistan’s Agriculture Secretary, Ahmed Bakhsh Narejo, inaugurated the country's first satellite remote sensing laboratory specifically dedicated to monitoring crops in the province Sindh.

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/14: Space Technologies in the United Nations

Locust Outbreak in Northern Africa: UN-SPIDER facilitates support

UN-SPIDER is providing support to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in response to the widespread locust outbreak by facilitating access to various

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Fri, 13/04/2012 - 17:13

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August 2010

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Fri, 03/09/2010
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FAO Launches Real Time Fire Monitoring Website

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched a new online portal on fire information and real time monitoring to help countries to control fire effectively and protect property and natural resources. The new Global Fire Information Management System (GFIMS) detects fire hotspots from satellites operated by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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Fri, 13/08/2010 - 11:12

April 2009

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Thu, 30/04/2009
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