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• ESRIEA User Group Conference, 29th To 30th March 2023, Acacia Premier, Kisumu, Kenya

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• Africa Directors Summit, 18 - 21 April 2023, Lagoon Beach Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

• Geospatial Word 2023, from 2-5 May 2023, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

• Second Edition of the Data Training Workshop on Protected and Conserved Areas under the Regional Resource Hub from 20th to 24th March 2023, Nairobi Kenya

• Esri User Conference, held on July 10–14, 2023, San Diego, California

• The 2023 North Carolina Geographic Information Systems Conference is coming this March 8-10, 2023

• International Conference on Earth Observation, Geomatic Technology and Global Positioning System ICEOGTGPS on April 15-16, 2023, in Lisbon, Portugal

• International Conference on Urban Land Use Planning and Geomatics Technologies ICULUPGT on April 22-23, 2023, in Boston, United States

• International Conference on Geographic Technology, Geomatics and Methodology ICGETGM on August 09-10, 2023, in Lagos, Nigeria

• International Conference on Geographic Information Systems ICGIS on October 06-07, 2023, in Beijing, China

• International Conference on Site Suitability Analysis and Geographical Information System ICSSAGIS on October 25-26, 2023, in Bali, Indonesia

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RCMRD, GMES and Africa, and GEO-MIK Consultants Africa Ltd conducted a Land Productivity Analysis Training

The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa (GMES and Africa), the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), in collaboration with GEO-MIK Consultants Africa, organized the Land Productivity Analysis virtual training between the 13 -15 February 2023. The training was conducted for 2.5 hours daily, from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm EAT time. GMES and Africa, RCMRD and GEO-MIK Consultants developed the land productivity analysis tool through a collaborative effort to promote participants’ expertise in accessing land productivity using earth observation tools and a QGIS plugin.

Training Structure

On completion of this training, participants gained expertise in the following topics:

• Introduction to Concepts of Land Productivity;
• Estimation of Land Productivity;
• Introduction to Land Productivity Model;
• Overview of QGIS and Data Preparation and Analysis; and
• QGIS Plugin and Web-based Tool.


• 10:00 AM (EAT) – February 13, 2023
• 10:00 AM (EAT) – February 14, 2023
• 10:00 AM (EAT) – February 15, 2023