AfSIS meeting at ISRIC

Submitted by gerard.heuvelin... on March 16, 2012 - 16:05
AfSIS meeting at ISRIC

Date: Tuesday 13 March

Workshop moderator: Gerard Heuvelink
Participants: Gerard Heuvelink, Tom Hengl, Hannes I. Reuter, Johan Leenaars, Dominique Arrouays, Fanny Collard, Nicolas Saby
Virtual participants: Jiehua Chen, Markus Walsh, Sonya Ahamed

In November 2008, an $18 million grant has been obtained from the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to map most parts in Sub-Sahara Africa, and make all Sub-Saharan Africa data available. From this grant there are also funds for coordinating global efforts and for the establishment of a global consortium. Several institutions have assumed a leading role in this effort and have made substantial financial and in-kind contributions.

Our main donors: