The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) and IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) within the framework of the Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) has been holding a two-week thematic training for forest monitoring and land degradation assessment from 29th
February to 11th March, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya. The participants are drawn from 10 countries including the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member States and Rwanda and Burundi. The forest monitoring and land degradation assessment training is covering the development of the forest monitoring and land degradation services and products using satellite data and is incorporating the use of Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing applications in developing the MESA forest monitoring services and products.
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