Agriculture and Food Security

This CoP is dedicated to promoting the use of Earth Observations data to monitor trends in the natural environment, including weather and climate, freshwater supplies, soil moisture and other variables, as well as, sharing best practice in providing holistic and up-to-date information for these activities to support decision making processes in Agriculture and identify current or propose new initiatives for uptake by the community.

  • Contribute monthly to GEO Global Agriculture Monitoring (GEOGLAM) and Related agricultural community initiatives and activities.
  • Co-ordinate Joint Experiment for Crop Assessment and Monitoring (JECAM) site activities & manage site imagery.
  • Reports on the applications of Earth observations to Crop Estimates Liaison Committee.
  • Identify existing and other potential initiatives for collaboration.

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Access To Earth Observation Data And Transparency Takes Centre Stage At The COP Integrated Workshop AND Capacity-Building Training

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NEOSS hosts the Communities of Practice (CoP) integrated workshop

The National Earth Observations and Space Secretariat (NEOSS) hosted Communities of Practice (CoPs) Integrated Workshop, with the theme "Earth Observations to address environmental and social challenges” on 30 May 2023, in Tshwan

Fostering co-ordination of Earth observations for maximum impact

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) supported by its National Earth Observations and Space Secretariat (NEOSS), that is hosted by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

NEOSS Strategic Advisory Committee established to strengthen Earth observations.

A Strategic Advisory Committee (SACom) has been established by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), to provide strategic guidance and high-level input on potential new or future areas of focus for the

The AfriGEO Symposium 2024

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Earth Intelligence for Africa

National Space Conference (NSC) 2024

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Space Science and Innovation for sustainability

CoP Integrated Workshop and Capacity Building Training

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Empowering National Uptake: Leveraging Earth Observation Data and Knowledge

Earth Observations Stakeholder Workshop

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Unlocking Earth Observation Opportunities for Development
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