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  • Launch of GREENCoffee Mobile Services Application

    On 29th September 2017, the GreenCoffee consortium introduced its mobile services in the central highlands of Vietnam. These services aim to provide 100.000 Robusta farmers with: Weather information Good agricultural practices (GAP) Pests and disease information Soil information and daily market prices of coffee This information will be available via the SMS,

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  • Feeding the world with “smart pixels”

    According to an article published on the magazine Waterforum, the Food Agricultural Organisation (FAO) launched an initiative of an open database with satellite imagery of Africa and the Middle East to help the countries get more “crop per drop” (read more here). Mr Maurits Voogt, the director of the Dutch company

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  • Earth Observation contributes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

    Netherlands Space Office (NSO) recently published a study on how Earth observation can contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to monitoring and progress reporting on the SDGs. Seventeen Sustainable Development Goals were spearheaded by the United Nations in September 2015, which range from ending poverty and hunger to

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