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  • Basic Training on Geographic Information System (GIS).2015-09-25

    A basic training on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) was organized at Kathmandu on 21-23 September, 2015.  It was conducted for counter partner Ministry of Agriculture Development of Government of Nepal under Nepal Food Security Monitoring System (NeKSAP) project with the aim of capacity development in GIS. There were 27 officials from Ministry of Agriculture Development, Department of Agriculture, Regional Agriculture Directorate Office and District Agriculture Development Office participated in this training. The objectives of this training were understand the basic concept of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS); understand the spatial data requirements for mapping of food security situation; perform basic functions of GIS- data acquisition, data management, manipulation, analysis (vector) and graphic output; and apply GIS to communicate food security situations. A 5-day advanced level training on GIS was also conducted for officials of Ministry of Agriculture Development of Government of Nepal in 2014. 

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  • CRAFT Implementation report for In-season Wheat Yield Forecasting (Winter 2014/15) in Nepal released2015-08-03

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