Programme GEO JECAM Meeting

Friday 15 October
09:00-09:30 Session 1: Opening Session
Workshop objectives
Status of JECAM program implementation

P. Defourny (UCL)
I. Jarvis (Agri-Food)
09:30-10:45 Session 2: Methodological challenges in European and African contexts AGRISAR : a European prototype for JECAM?
Implementing Early Warning Systems :  Ethiopia case study
Crop acreage statistics :  Ethiopia case study
Agricultural Statistics: challenges in Malawi

M. Davidson (ESA)
M. Hunde (MoARD) tbc
J. Verdin (USGS)
C. Mbukwa (MoFS)
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break  
11:00-12:30 Session 3: Methodological challenges
GLOBAM experience in European and African test sites 
FOODSEC experience in Ethiopia 
IPAD experience in Africa   
GMFS experience in Ethiopia

G. Duveiller (UCL)
M. Massart (EU-JRC)
C. Reynolds (USDA)
S. Gilliams (VITO)
12:30-14:00 Lunch  
16:30-17:30 Session 4: JECAM Africa – roadmap discussion
Main methodological issues to be prioritized
Opportunities for JECAM sites
Experimental design for JECAM Africa and potential players
Acquisition requirements on JECAM sites 
Field data needs Planning
17:30-18:15 Conclusions and closure
Summary and actions
Concluding remarks

I. Jarvis (JECAM Officer)
C. Justice (GEO Ag. Coordinator)