Projects

In Niger, crop farmers are extending their fields into areas designated for livestock

In Niger herders have been designated certain enclaves as pasture for their livestock.¬†Hoefsloot Spatial Solutions …

Droogteportaal – Drought related maps & data for The Netherlands

The “Drought Portal” shows the current situation on drought in The Netherlands, with an emphasis …

Organizing a geo-ICT Hackathon in Bamako, Mali

Youth unemployment is a huge problem in Sahel countries like Mali. At the same time …

Assisting Farmers in Burkina Faso from the Sky

With local and international partners such as development organisation SNV, telecom provider Orange and government …

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 …