Marketing Toolkit

The AfriCultuReS marketing toolkit on Earth observation for agriculture and food security

provides an overview of, and basic information on, Earth observation applications for agriculture and contextual information on agriculture and food security.
The marketing toolkit consists of a presentation and a literature reference list.

Presentation (PDF) click on the picture

Literature reference list (version August 2023)
(new references in red)

click for the literature reference list


AfriCultuReS presented a poster at IGARSS July 2022

AfriCultuReS presented a poster at the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17 - 22 July 2022, with the theme Preserving Our Heritage, Enabling Our Future Through Remote Sensing.

The title of the poster is “A Sentinel-1 based fast and unsupervised flood mapping and monitoring service for Upper East Ghana” and you can find it here.

Marketing Toolkit

Associated report on the Marketing Toolkit

This report serves also as user manual (click on the picture below)


Scientific articles AfriCultuReS

Click on the picture below to download the list with links to scientific articles of AfriCultuReS.

Spatial detail

Comparison of the spatial detail between a MODIS LAI image (a) and a downscaled LAI image (b) for the Umbeluzi study area (Mozambique)



AfriCultuReS publication

“Validation of sentinel-2 leaf area index (LAI) product derived from SNAP toolbox and its comparison with global LAI products in an African semi-arid agricultural landscape” by Mahlatse Kganyago, Paidamwoyo Mhangara,Thomas Alexandridis, Giovanni Laneve, Georgios Ovakoglou & Nosiseko Mashiyi.

EGU 2021

Presentation on AfriCultuReS flood mapping product at EGU 2021

Cherif, I., Ovakoglou, G., Alexandridis, T. K., Mensah, F., and Garba, I.
Near real time high resolution mapping of flood extent in west African sites,

EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-15170

To the abstract of the presentation


This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No. 774652