Praia, Nov 3 (Inforpress) – MAA technicians participate from 2 to 6 of this month, in Praia, in the training workshop on the Openforis / Collect-Earth vegetation monitoring system, aiming to provide their capacities for the correct use the Collect Earth tool.
Promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the training is part of the second in a series of eight institutional capacity building workshops implemented under the project “Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience Capacity in the Forest sector in Cabo Verde ”(REFLOR-CV).
According to a press release from FAO, the training follows a project to train specialist technicians, coordinated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment, and seeks to conduct the second assessment of the state of land degradation on the islands of Santiago, Fogo and Boa Vista using high resolution images.
REFLOR-CV is a project from the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment, financed by the European Union and under execution by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and aims to increase resilience and adaptability to face additional risks and challenges posed by climate change in desertification and land degradation in Cabo Verde.
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