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Training project on natural resources management and food security - C.S.E.

Objectives: To improve availability and accessibility of information on crop production and natural resources, to facilitate decision-making on development initiatives at national and international level. To strengthen CSE capacity on collection, analysis and diffusion of relevant data on the state of crops and environment, through institutional building and training.
Sectorial Topic (Note): Sustainable land use management, including water, soil and vegetation in affected areas
Actor(s)[Nation(Ministry, Agency)/Organization]: General Directorate for Cooperation for Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Italy); IAO, C.S.E.
Contents: IAO will provide technical assistance to the Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE). The CSE is an established centre, operating at national and international level in the sectors of remote sensing ad geographic information systems.
Means of Implementation: Amount of financing 1.343.666,00 euro.
Technical assistance activities, supplying of hardware and software equipment.
Target year: 2003
Target Area/Place: Senegal
Expected Outcome(S): Improvement of crops monitoring effectiveness. Improvement of knowledge of intra-urban and peri-urban crops in Dakar. Creation of a Data Bank on environmental data available in Senegal. Publication of an State of the Environment in Senegal Yearbook. Enlargement of environmental monitoring range, through the application of methodologies used in developed countries.
Relevance to the Plan of Implementation of WSSD: This project addresses several priority actions identified in the plan of implementation which are related to:
- environmental monitoring,
- institutional framework
Other Information:
(Contact): Dr. Flavio Lovisolo
Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Directorate General for Development Cooperation
Phone: +
Address: Via Contarini, 25 00194 Roma
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