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GIS and Spatial Analysis for Agriculture and Food Security

By: Alpha Partners  

Lagos State, Nigeria

26 - 29 Jul, 2022  4 days

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NGN 250,000

Venue: Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Basic concepts of GIS
  • A refresher on sustainable agriculture and food security
  • Spatial data sources for agriculture and food security
  • Analysis of spatial agriculture and food security data
  • Creation of food security risk maps

 

CONTENT

Basics of GIS

  • Concepts and terminologies of GIS
  • Spatial information introduction
  • Agriculture and food security concepts introduction
  • Introducing GIS in agriculture and food security
  • GIS system installation planning
  • GIS software

 

Basics of Agriculture and Food Security

  • Food Security
  • Food System
  • Food Chain

 

Agriculture Spatial Data Collection

  • Data sources for disease information mapping
  • Mobile data collection using ODK.
  • Data collection using handheld GPS devices
  • Integrating GPS and ODK data into a GIS environment

 

Spatial Analysis of Agriculture Related Data

  • Creating yield maps
  • Analysis of precision agriculture data

 

Creation of Food Security Risk Maps

GIS application in Agriculture

GIS in yield monitoring and mapping

Using GIS to report food security information

Food security early warning systems and drought monitoring

Characterizing soil spatial variability

Site specific soil management: prescription maps

Use of GIS and remote sensing in food security analysis

 

FOR WHOM

The course targets government representatives, project teams, NGOs, multi and bilateral development organizations, consultancies, etc, who work as Agricultural specialists, project managers, researchers and technical specialists.

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos. Jul 26 - 29 Jul, 2022
NGN 250,000.00(The Workshop fee is N250,000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) only per participant to cover workshop literature and materials, executive bag, tea/coffee, lunch, photograph and certificate.)
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Chris Onwuasigwe, FCA – 08033045484 08033045484

5% discount for 3-5 participants and 10% discount for 6 and above number of participants from the same organization.
A distinguished team of facilitators who are eminently qualified professionals has been assembled to lead discussions in course of the workshop.

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