Remote Sensing & GIS In Climate Change, Food Security & Agriculture Training

​Date

​Venue

​Fees

​Registrations

​30thSept- ​11th Oct 2019

​Nairobi

​$1800

​4th- 15th Nov 2019

​​Nairobi

​​$1800

​9th- 20th Dec 2019

​​Nairobi

​​$1800

​13th- 24th Jan 2020

​​Nairobi

​​$1800

​17th-28th Feb 2020

​​​Nairobi

​​$1800

​16th-27th Mar 2020

​​​Nairobi

​​$1800

​20th-1st May 2020

​​​Nairobi

​​$1800

The primary goal of the study course is enhancing the skills of technical team needed within Food Security Analysis, weather evaluation and also farming by giving them having a comprehension on the usage of spatial as well as Earth Observation (EO) info as something to incorporate information about climate change, farming, and food protection in an innovative and meaningful means.

Number of Days

10 Days

Objectives

• Understand the fundamental ideas of GIS as well as Remote Sensing

• Apply RS and GIS for designing implementations of big scale early warning systems

 • Understand ideas and  frameworks in analysis of Food Security.

• Understand ideas and primary frameworks in analysis of Climate Change.

• comprehend ideas and main concepts in Agriculture

• comprehend the connection between climate change, farming as well as food protection

• Application of  GIS as well as Remote Sensing as Decision assistance application for agriculture, food security, and Climate Change.

Course Outline

Key Course concepts

  • Introduction to food security, climate change, and Agriculture.
  • GIS for food security, climate change, and Agriculture.

• Introduction to R.S and GIS ideas in ​climate change, Food and Agriculture security

• GIS project style and setup

• Sources of GIS information for CCAFS

 GIS Software Uses

  • Integration of  data from various sources to GIS
  • Application of  handheld GPS for data collecting
  • Geospatial Analysis in Agriculture & food security

Mapping

Mapping areas of climate change and food insecurity

• Remote Sensing in CCAFS

• overview of Remote sensing

Remote sensing

  • ​ Remote sensing applications
  • Satellite Image Acquisition
  • Image interpretation

Image

  • Image classification
  • Change detection

The effects of climate change on Agriculture & food security

​Application of GIS in predicting Climate change

Responding to climate change, Mitigation & Adaptation

• Impacts of climatic change on Agriculture and food availability.

•​Policy Framework addressing local weather change; ​ Kyoto protocol process and also existing local laws

GIS & Remote Sensing in Agriculture

• Grid sampling, managing zones, practical yield targets

 • Remote realizing (RS) for the site-specific control.

Yield tracking and mapping

Assessment and Analysis

Food Security Assessment ​

• The application of satellite imagery for ​analyzing food security 

• Assessing the impacts of food insecurity

• Climate change sources of ​uncertainty

GPS & Basic GPS skills

• Varities of GPS

• Integration of GPS field information in GIS database

• GPS setup, Capturing information from surveys

• GPS data download along with related tasks

Public Participatory GIS & Use of Mobile Phones to Collect Data

• Availble methods

• Analysis of Participatory GIS 

• Climate predictions used by the communities

• Applying GIS to come up with hazard-aware societies

• Use of Mobile Phones for GIS Data assortment of Assessment and also Surveys

PLEASE NOTE​

  • All the participants should be conversant with the English language.
  • All our courses involve a mix of one on one presentations, web based tutorials, group discussions, and practical exercises.
  • All courses can be tailor made and adjusted to meet the client’s needs.
  • We have a team of professional experts who work as professionals and trainers in their respective fields.
  • Each participant will get an Uphilos Consultancy certificate, upon completion of each course.
  • All our training sessions are held at Uphilos ​Center. For groups above five people we can train at any location in Kenya, above ten people any location within East Africa, and above twenty people at any location as per the client’s specifications.
  • Participants will be responsible for their travel, dinner, airport transfers, and other personal expenses.
  • Accommodation will be arranged upon request at a discounted price.
  • All payments should be made two weeks prior to the training for better logistics. Proof of payment should be sent to support@uphilos.com