Earth Observation technologies for flood-risk mapping and forecast in Nigeria: Training feedback

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Source: UN-SPIDER


UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Sri Lanka, the International Water Management Institute IWMI, conducted a TRAINING on “Earth Observation Technologies for Flood-risk Mapping and Forecast Rating Curve for Flood Recession Agriculture in Nigeria”. At the same occasion, the participants were briefed on the findings of a recent research project on “Turning tragedy into an opportunity: water management solutions for flood recession and dry season agriculture in Nigeria” supported by Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD). The workshop and TRAINING took place from 5 to 7 May 2015 and were organized jointly by IWMI, FMARD and UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Nigeria, NASRDA.


Approximately 30 experts participated in the event and were trained on the use of space TECHNOLOGY for flood risk reduction from FMARD, NiMET, NIHSA, NASRDA and academic institutes.

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