• Agenda


    All live sessions are scheduled from 16:00 P.M to 17:00 P.M Egypt Time. On Tuesday 14 September, the live session will be from 17:00 to 18:00 P.M Egypt time.
    To join the live session, go to virtual class room here.

     Date – Period

     (Egypt time)



     13/09 – Monday

     16:00 – 17:00


     Kick off


     Introduction to RS for Agriculture Water Management

     Live session




    Recap to ToT 1 and ToT 2

    Introduction to the course

    Introduction to RS for AgWater Management

     Self pace

     Exercise 1: Compute the Surface area of Irrigated and Rainfed agriculture in Egypt

     Deadline 14:00 14/09


     14/09 – Tuesday

     17:00 – 18:00


    Concept and application of Irrigation Performance Indicators 


     Live session




    Protocol of Irrigation Performance Indicators – Xinavane (Dr. Abebe Chukalla) 

     Self pace

     Tutorial videos on spatial data aggregation in QGIS 

     Exercise 2: Compute Biomass Water productivity from WaPOR datasets

     Deadline 14:00 15/09


     15/09 – Wednesday

     16:00 – 17:00



    Potential applications of WaPOR in Egypt

     Live session




     Recap of Day 2

     Brain storming applications in respective countries:

    ·       Identify some case studies

    ·       Present the existing analysis in Egypt

     Self pace

     Exercise 3: Computing Irrigation performance indicators in QGIS using WaPOR data

     Deadline 14:00 17/09


     20/09 – Thursday

     16:00 – 17:00


    Interpreting the results and way forward

     Live session


    Recap of Day 3

    Earth observation for agriculture water management: need based opportunities

    Q&A, exercise assistance, discussion

    Wrap up session: Interpreting WP results, feedback and way forward

     Self pace

     Exercise 4: Compute Water Productivity over sugarcane farms in Xinavane for year 2019/2020

    Deadline 14:00, 22 September 

    Developing a case study in Egypt