Following the UN/Austria Symposium 2021 on “Space Applications for Food Systems”, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is offering a webinar series as part of the UNOOSA-ESA-ISRO-NASA Earth Observation Trainings for Agriculture, in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA), NASA Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

As national-level mapping of crop types has been carried out for years to monitor food security, inform optimal use of the landscape and contribute to agricultural policy, high-quality crop mapping has become a requirement for most nations.

This five-part advanced webinar series is intended for local, regional, federal and non-governmental organizations from agriculture and food security related agencies to use radar and optical remote sensing applications in the domain of agriculture for crop type mapping.

Among the various theoretical and practical sessions that will be offered by experts all over the world, RUS Copernicus will contribute on 14 October 2021 with an online demonstration on “Operational Crop Classification Roadmap using Optical and SAR Imagery”.

A joint session will also be held on 9 September 2021 to inform about the content of each webinar and the training opportunities. We highly advise you to attend once you register for the whole series.

For more information about the webinar series or for registration to the different theoretical or practical sessions, visit our training website.  


RUS Training Session – EO technologies for Agriculture – 5-19 Oct. 2021