Stakeholder Workshop on Earth observation-based information products for drought risk on a national basis

Event Organisers: 

Space Research Institute (NASU-SSAU), ZFL, University of Bonn, UNU-EHS, UNOOSA / UN-SPIDER

Co-organisers: 

Venue Country: 

  • Ukraine

Venue City: 

Kiev

Venue: 

the Conference Centre of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences and the Kiev Polytechnic Institute

Date: 

14/05/2018 to 16/05/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Monday, May 14, 2018

Training type: 

academic

Language of event: 

English

Target Audience: 

Stakeholders, key decision makers and operational technical audience from the agricultural sector, the economic and the disaster risk reduction communities, space agencies, research and technology entities.

Description: 

The Stakeholder Workshop on Earth observation-based information products for drought risk on a national basis took place from 14 to 16 May 2018 at the Conference Centre of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences and the premises of the Kiev Polytechnic Institute in Kiev, Ukraine.

Objectives

The objective of the EvIDENz stakeholder workshop is to make decision makers and technical staff of several institutions of Ukraine aware of the workflows developed by ZFL and UNU-EHS to assess the impacts of droughts, and to discuss with decision makers ways to incorporate the use of the workflows to generate data to be incorporated in the reports related to the indicators of the SFDRR. In addition, the workshop will be used to train technical staff on the use of the workflows as presented in the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal.

 

Resources




Presentations

Presenter Title Presentation

Session 1: EvIDENz project and its workflows

Presentations

Welcome (Ukrainian Space Agency and UN-SPIDER)

Welcome Stakeholders and have a roundtable introduction

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Ukrainian Space Agency Recent advances in the use of space technologies in Ukraine in the agricultural sector and key challenges to monitoring impacts as per the Sendai framework targets

 

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Overview by UN-SPIDER Overview of the EvIDENz project and overview of the Sendai framework and its targets Download
ZFL Segment of the workflow on the use of remote sensing-based technologies for drought monitoring and classification Download
UNU-EHS Workflow to estimate economic loss due to drought and understanding drought risk in Ukraine Download
Session 2: Monitoring droughts in Ukraine
Presentations
Government Agency in charge of Drought monitoring in Ukraine Presentation on recent advances in Ukraine to monitor drought as a weather event and its impacts on hydrologic resources Download
State Emergency Service of Ukraine Comments by State Agency on procedures to report on the implementation of the Sendai Framework using the Sendai Monitoring tool  
ZFL Presentation of App to track droughts in Ukraine Download
UN-SPIDER Discussion: What are the current challenges in Ukraine regarding the compilation of data on impacts of droughts and other hazards to generate reports to be incorporated in the Sendai Monitoring tool? Download
UNU-EHS Brief introduction to proposed Policy Brief and distribution of Policy Brief Download
UN-SPIDER Wrap-up of the first day  
Session 3: Sendai framework monitoring and reporting
Presentations
UN-SPIDER Recap of the first day  
UNU-EHS Compilation of suggestions from participants regarding the Policy Brief Download
Discussion

Incorporating new methods to assess and report on crop losses in Ukraine:  use of space-based information

Next steps to incorporate EvIDENz workflow to assess and report on crop losses in Ukraine:

·         Modifying workflow to address other crops in Ukraine

·         Testing  Modifying workflow to address other crops in Ukraine

·         Potential implementation

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Training segment
Presentations    
Introduction to the Work-flows - UNSPIDER

Introduction to:

·       Types of data used in the workflows (MODIS composite products); 

·       Additional, in-situ data needed;

Overview of EvIDENz Recommended Practice in the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal

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The beginning of training on the use of workflows      

 

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