EO4SD Agriculture and Rural Development Cluster

A 5-day workshop on the EO4SD Agriculture and Rural Development Cluster was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 5 to 9 February. The workshop was organized under the European Space Agency (ESA) initiative for building capacity among Task Team Leaders (TTL) and implementing teams for increased uptake of Satellite Earth Observation in different stages of project cycles (planning, preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation).

The content of the workshop is composed of three blocks which address:

  • Building basic EO and GIS knowledge (theory and hands on) - 2 days
  • High level introduction of the project and services, emphasizing on their added value for project managers and TTLs - 1 day
  • In depth knowledge and hands on training related to the service generation and uptake - 2 days

A total of 25 participants attended the workshop, including staff from the Sustainable Land Management Programme, Ethiopian Mapping Agency, Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, and Jimma University; and 15 staff from the Federal and respective four Regional Project Coordination Management Units of the IFAD -financed Participatory Small Scale Irrigation Programme (PASDIP II).

Day 2- Building basic EO and GIS knowledge (theory and hands on)

Day 2- Building basic EO and GIS knowledge (theory and hands on)

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