Category archives: Workshop

ICRAFUseR: Introduction to Machine Learning in R

Last update on Nov. 11, 2019.

  • Sebastian Palmas
  • Kevin Oluoch

This is hands-on workshop is meant to introduce you to the basics of machine learning in R: more specifically, it will show you how to use R to work well known machine learning algorithms, including unsupervised (k-means clustering) and supervised methods (such as k-nearest neighbours, SVM, random forest).

There is ...

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ICRAFUseR: Introduction to R

Last update on Oct. 25, 2019.

Presenter: Faith Musili

Topics Covered:

  • What is R Programming language?
  • Why Learn R?
  • Who uses R?
  • R communities and groups
  • What is Rstudio?
  • Where to start
  • R packages
  • Data types in R
  • Good Practices when programming in R
  • Basic R

Presentation Materials:


ICRAFUseR: Introduction to mixed effects models in R

Last update on Oct. 15, 2019.


Tor-G. Vagen



Community resource mapping and visioning in Hurri hills and Shurr landscapes

Last update on March 30, 2017.

Community resource mapping  and visioning in Hurri hills and Shurr landscapes

A community best understands its resources, the specific locations and seasonal variations of grazing resources. It is with this knowledge that the GeoScience Lab in collaboration with International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), planned and executed a community-based resource mapping exercise for Hurri hills and Shurr landscapes in Marsabit County. Historically, both landscapes were ...

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Landscape portal at annual CGIAR-CSI meeting, Enschede

Last update on Oct. 28, 2014.

Landscape portal at annual CGIAR-CSI meeting, Enschede

The ICRAF GeoScience Lab (GSL) recently participated in the CGIAR CSI meeting in Enschede, the Netherlands. During this meeting, the Landscapes Portal was presented (presentation link) along with some of its salient features (e.g time series tools, blog module etc.).


CGIAR is in the process of finalizing its Open Data policy and soon all ...

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Landscapeportal Workshop @ ICRAF

Last update on March 12, 2014.

The GeoScience Lab has the pleasure of inviting you to a one day workshop on how to use the Landscapes Portal to share, download, visualize and analyse spatial data, scheduled for 12 March 2014 from 10:00am EAT time at the Lundgren Auditorium, World Agroforestry Centre. This is a follow up to the seminar done ...

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