Sector: Agriculture and Food Security

Research

Endline Evaluation Case Study: UK Space Agency International Partnership Programme (IPP)

This report by Caribou Space is a case study of the UK Space Agency IPP synthesised from the endline evaluation. The International Partnership Programme (IPP) was the UK Space Agency’s sustainable development initiative. It was designed to utilise UK expertise in satellite technology and data services to deliver innovative solutions which help tackle specific global […]

Video: International Partnership Programme (IPP) – IPP in review (2016-2022)

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) was the UK Space Agency’s sustainable development initiative. It was designed to utilise UK expertise in satellite technology and data services to deliver innovative solutions which help tackle specific global challenges in partnership with developing countries, while facilitating new trade opportunities for the UK space sector.  Funded from the Department […]

International Partnership Programme (IPP): IPP in review (2016 to 2022)

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) was the UK Space Agency’s sustainable development initiative. It was designed to utilise UK expertise in satellite technology and data services to deliver innovative solutions which help tackle specific global challenges in partnership with developing countries, while facilitating new trade opportunities for the UK space sector.  Funded from the Department […]

 

Blog

SIBELIUs – Providing Alerts for the Emergency Services in Mongolia (IPP Project Blog)

The SIBELIUs project has been working in collaboration with Mongolia’s National Agency for Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring (NAMEM) and the PRISM initiative, supported by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to ensure that Mongolia’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) are alerted to adverse environmental conditions that might impact on Mongolia’s large herding community. This […]

UK Space Agency IPP’s Agri-Webinar

The UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme (IPP) hosted an online workshop on Thursday 29th October for the agricultural projects in IPP. Eleven projects attended, represented by ~35 attendees. The objective of the session was to provide a forum for networking and sharing of knowledge and lessons between the IPP projects, with the work undertaken […]

What Does Innovation Taste Like?

Original post here. SF Bay Coffee Company is a shining example of innovations for smallholder farmers in the African coffee business designed to improve livelihoods and sustainability. Farming five hectares in Kigoma Sector SF Bay’s 20,000 coffee trees sit at 1,743-1,935 metres above sea level. This location experiences varying temperature levels of 16-25 degrees, perfect for […]

 

Project & Product Information

Land Cover® plus Crops (Remote Sensing Applications Consultants)

http://www.ceh.ac.uk/crops2015 Overview Land Cover plus Crops is a solution developed by Remote Sensing Applications Consultants (RSAC) to provide detailed annually updated crop maps of Great Britain. It provides parcel-level information derived from Earth observation (EO) data for every field in the country. It is now being applied in developing countries to offer improved understanding of […]

Land Resource Evaluation Service for Agricultural Activity and Production (Booker Tate)

http://www.booker-tate.co.uk Overview High resolution Earth observation (EO) imagery and digital surface models are used to provide rapid assessment of land resources for defining Areas of Interest (AOI) for more specific ground truthing via detailed topographical, soil and geotechnical surveys to assess land agriculture potential. This gives a rapid assessment of land potential for agriculture by […]

EO4Cultivar/Agri-track (Environment Systems) (IPP funded)

http://www.envsys.co.uk/agriculture Overview Agri-track enables agri-businesses to receive up-to- date crop monitoring and forecasting information in formats they are familiar with (data, alerts, maps) that are compatible with their own corporate or crop management systems, enabling them to make near-real time decisions based on crop intelligence that scales from the field to countrywide. Crop- specific monitoring […]