Capacity Building Training Ethiopia

November 5, 2012 - A Capacity Building Program will be organized for the farmers, extension officers, WUAs officers and the Irrigation Department Officers during November 22-23, 2012 at Adama, Ethiopia.

The Capacity Building Program will be facilitated by dr. Bezabih Emana and training sessions will be presented by Ivo Miltenburg (Remote Sensing Specialist - eLEAF, NL) and Henry van den Akker (Cultivation Advisor - DLV Plant, NL).

The workshop leaflet can be downloaded here in English or in Oromiffa.

First information on FieldLook Ethiopia

November 1, 2012 - This week, FieldLook Ethiopia is populated with the first information derived from satellite images.

When you register yourself on this website, you can add your fields to your account. Registration is free of charge. You will receive weekly updates on the status of your crops so you can improve the water use efficiency of your fields.

Launch of FieldLook Ethiopia

October 15, 2012 - Fieldlook Egypt has been launched on !

A portion of the Oromia province in Ethiopia will be included in the operational service. The total area covered is approximately 3600 km2.Look under the "add your field" button to see which area is available, or click here to see an overview.

You are invited to register as a user. Add your fields for free and get the best pair of eyes available to look to the crops on your land.

Satellites look if they are inside the crop. This gives you vital information from plants with the eye can’t see. And you get them directly in absolute numbers, such as kilograms per hectare or millimeters per week. The basis for further analysis, interpretation and acting. Growing at the highest level begins with measuring the crop! Up-to-date information packages on relevant weather, water and crop related parameters for the agri-business industry will be rolled out shortly.

The website is part of the "Smart ICT for Weather and Water information and Advice to Smallholders in Africa" project, co-funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).