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food security

Friday, March 18th, 2016

GEO Announces Launch of Early Warning Crop Monitoring Tool

The Group on Earth Observations announced the launch of the Early Warning Crop Monitor, a new tool to fight food insecurity. The announcement was made during the GEO 36th Executive Meeting held in Geneva on 8-9 March....

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Call for Comprehensive Map of Philippines Coral Reefs

Senator Loren Legarda called for the establishment of a comprehensive map of coral resources nationwide to help leaders and lawmakers arrive at a policy for food security in the Philippines. An updated comprehensive mapping of the country’s coral...

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Experts Call for Adoption of Precision Farming in India

With the growing popularity of precision farming in industrialised countries, where workforce is a major limitation in managing large farms, for increasing food production with least damage to the environment, experts here feel the need for adoption...

Monday, June 24th, 2013

CSIRO Helps Tackle Food Security in Australia

From monitoring soil moisture to measuring oyster heartbeats, a new CSIRO report has revealed Aussie farmers can help to tackle the global food shortage and significantly increase their productivity by taking advantage of new smart farming technologies...

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Thailand: Mapping Urban Farming

A Geographical Information System (GIS) is being used to map vegetable production in the greater Bangkok region, seat of Thailand’s capital, to analyse how urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA) contribute to food security in the city of...

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

A Damming Assessment of Mekong Development

With a watershed of 800,000 square kilometres, the Mekong River basin supports the world’s largest inland fishery and is home to 65 million people in six countries: China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. “Most of the...