Projects

The effects of drought in the Netherlands

The summer of 2018 was exceptionally dry. And 2019 saw low rainfall as well. As …

STAMP: Making pastoralists climate-resilient with satellite data

  In search of pastures and water Traditionally, pastoralists have always sent out scouts in …

Satellites help farmers to find good grazing grounds

Ensuring that pastoralists are better able to manage drought risks is critical to the long-term development and economic growth of many countries.

Planning Aid for the Horn of Africa

Water and food security remains a problem in the Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, …

Audit of the Global Crop Monitoring System of the EU

The goal of the audit undertaken was the comparisson of the differences in the implementation of the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations) water balance method in two software packages.

Satellite information to support precision agriculture

Satellites and sensors on tractors provide useful crop information for farmers. It will become ¬†easier …

Insurance for the Adaptation to Climate Change in Ghana

In Northern Ghana, Climate Change seems to bring about more extreme weather. Both drought and …

Estimating Crop Production in Afghanistan

Introduction Afghanistan is recovering from a long period of civil unrest and war. The United …

Training on Early Warning for Food Security

Food shortages are a potential problem in Southern Africa. Early warning can help avoid suffering …

Mapping Dutch Plant Groups

In the Netherlands volunteers collect data on the distribution of plant species. The data are …