Integrated use of space technologies for food, water security

An International workshop on integrated use of technologies for food and water security was organized by Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) in Islamabad. Experts from UN-OOSA, WWF, ICIMOD and over thirty countries participated in the workshop. The Chairman of SUPARCO said that a major emphasis had been placed on developing a sizable database for satellite applications which included issuance of agriculture bulletins, water course management, land digitization and environmental audit.