AgriSense A STARS Project

STARS

The AgriSense STARS project develops and provides essential tools for agricultural monitoring to facilitate increased accuracy and timeliness of information supporting food security monitoring and improved agricultural statistics in developing countries. Using remote sensing technologies AgriSense is piloting in Tanzania and Uganda methods and tools to improve crop condition monitoring, production forecasting accuracy and timeliness. AgriSense tools include: the GLAM-East Africa portal for satellite data time series interpretation, GeoODK for fast and efficient electronic field data collection and the Crop Monitor for collaborative assessments of the current crop condition and food security situation.

Partners

University of Maryland
GEOGLAM
GEOGLAM Crop Monitor
Agricultural Assessments International Corporation (AAIC)
Environmental Surveys, Information, Planning & Policy Systems (ESIPPS) Uganda Limited
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives (MAFC), Tanzania
Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA)