Beta version of Regreening Africa App

Last update on Feb. 10, 2019.

Beta version of Regreening Africa App

The Regreening Africa App is now online as a Beta version. This app is designed for data collection of data on various tree planting activities, including nurseries, tree planting and farmer managed natural regeneration. Such data is critically needed to map and assess the extent and effectiveness of land restoration activities in smallholder farming systems ...

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Building forest-water knowledge and capacity for Forest and Landscape Restoration in Ethiopia

Last update on July 18, 2018.

Building forest-water knowledge and capacity for Forest and Landscape Restoration in Ethiopia

Last month, WeForest, FAO’s Forest and Water Programme, and GIZ delivered a capacity-building workshop on forest and water in Mekelle, Ethiopia. ICRAF’s GeoScience Lab was involved in the organisation and delivery of the workshop through Aida Bargues Tobella, who was one of the facilitators.

The workshop, entitled ‘Building forest-water knowledge and capacity for ...

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Finding evidence for land-restoration strategies

Last update on Jan. 15, 2018.

Finding evidence for land-restoration strategies

Photo of an agricultural landscape in Eastern Uganda, by Madelon Lohbeck

Restoration has never been more important, with almost a third of the world’s land surface degraded. But what exactly is restoration? And how do we know if it works?


More than 1.5 billion of the world’s poorest people are directly affected ...

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New version of Africa Tree Finder on the Google Play Store

Last update on Nov. 7, 2017.

New version of Africa Tree Finder on the Google Play Store

A new version of the Africa Tree Finder is on the Google Play store with lots of improvements and new functionality. Have a look here:

Basic R markdown template for writing a scientific manuscript

Last update on Sept. 6, 2017.

RStudio is a great environment for writing and R Markdown reports, manuscripts, blogs and other types of publications. It is particularly attractive for writing manuscripts that are reproducible (see for example:

However, it can be a bit daunting at first, so here's a simple template to get you started ...

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Introduction to R markdown - 1

Last update on April 27, 2017.

Tree growth analysis

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GIS Seminar part one

Last update on March 30, 2017.

GIS Seminar: Part 2

Last update on March 30, 2017.

Data visualisation 

Before working with your data it is important to know your data. some of the important informations are: What is the projection of your data, what is in the data, date and the author of the data. for more information kindly read:

R seminar series section 2 # 3

Last update on March 30, 2017.

R seminar series section 2 #2

Last update on March 30, 2017.

In this seminar, RStudio IDE, basic syntax and Dplyr packages are discussed.

Download presentation at this Link.

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