[OSGeo-Discuss] AgriGIS Workshop and Think Tank meetings - help needed to share the info. with your contacts in Africa

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Thu Oct 6 02:45:30 PDT 2016

Dear all,

I am on secondment to the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) [1] and would appeciate your help in connecting to your contacts in Africa for this AgriGIS ThinkTank and workshop that we are planning and invite participation. Details below.

The University of Nottingham, the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) and Crops for the Future (CFF) are pleased to announce the AgriGIS Workshop and Think Tank meetings [2]to be held at RCMRD, Nairobi, Kenya on  October 27-28, 2016. We will also share some of the research we did at the University of Nottingham through the BBSRC funded GRASP [3]

The workshop is hosted by The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD). RCMRD was established in Nairobi, Kenya in 1975 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union (AU). RCMRD is an inter-governmental organization and currently has 20 Contracting Member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions. You can get some of thier background work at http://opensourcegeospatial.icaci.org/2016/10/regional-centre-for-mapping-of-resources-for-development-rcmrd-nairobi-kenya/

Details of how to register for this free workshop and Think Tank at http://opensourcegeospatial.icaci.org/2016/10/agrigis-workshop-and-think-tank-meetings-in-nairobi/

Best wishes,


[1] http://www.godan.info/about
[2] http://www.godan.info/events/agrigis-workshop-and-thinktank
[3] https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ngi/research/geospatial-science/projects/grasp-gfs.aspx

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