Technical Training on Drought Detection and Monitoring Methodologies, 16 April 2014, Beijing, China

Date: 
16 Apr 2014
Location: 
Beijing, China

With the assistance of the China Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), and in collaboration with ESCAP's subregional office for North-East Asia, the Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division (IDD) continued to provide substantive support to Mongolia under the Drought Mechanism. Through this training, specialists from the Government of Mongolia began an assessment of key indices for drought to further analyze their suitability to conditions and circumstances in Mongolia. An agreement was also made on the future work plan for field testing by the National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC) of Mongolia, along with the installation of the equipment necessary for accurate monitoring.