Tag: Geospatial Technology

Learning Note 4: Engaging Farmers to Address Climate Change in Ghana’s Agricultural Sector

Farmers will have to adapt to the changing climate conditions to safeguard their livelihoods. One of the project initiatives at Syecomp Ghana Ltd aims to promote existing and new methods for adaptation to climate change and to introduce mitigation measures within the context of sustainable farming. However, when it comes to engaging smallholder farmers in this context, we need to… Read more →

Learning Note 3: Relevance of Agroclimatic Information

Climate change has a major impact on agriculture. However, it also produces 15 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions and thus contributes to global warming. Temperature increases, changes in precipitation, more frequent floods and droughts, and rising sea levels all affect agricultural systems and production. In the subtropical and tropical regions in many developing countries, the negative impacts can already… Read more →

Forum Calls for Spatially Enabled Ghana

Accra: The second day of the Ghana Geospatial Forum 2014 witnessed various sessions that highlighted the extensive use of geospatial technology across different verticals in Ghana. Presenters from a number of government and private organisations gave informative presentations on the latest developments taking place in the field of geospatial technology and also showcased key projects in their departments. The session… Read more →