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Vital Signs and Partners Co-host a Capacity Building Workshop on The Land Degradation Toolbox

Vital Signs and Partners Co-host a Capacity Building Workshop on The Land Degradation Toolbox

  • November 2, 2017
  • Posted by: Tabby Njunge

In October 2017, Vital Signs together with the Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies and National Aeronautics and Space Administration held a capacity building workshop for the Global Environment Facility(GEF) Land Degradation Monitoring toolbox in Morogoro, Tanzania.


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Lessons learned from Vital Signs Engagement with the Data Science for Social Good Program

Lessons learned from Vital Signs Engagement with the Data Science for Social Good Program

  • October 18, 2017
  • Posted by: Tabby Njunge

 


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Vital Signs Uganda hosts President of Conservation International

Vital Signs Uganda hosts President of Conservation International

  • October 2, 2017
  • Posted by: Tabby Njunge

The Vital signs team in Uganda led by the Africa Innovations Institute hosted the President of Conservation International (CI) Jennifer Morris last week. The President met with officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Uganda National Council on Science and Technology, and Makerere University College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. They discussed the state of play of data-driven decision making in Uganda and how Vital Signs data could be used to support the policy and decision making process.


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Vital Signs 3rd Community of Practice Meeting held in Nairobi

Vital Signs 3rd Community of Practice Meeting held in Nairobi

  • September 20, 2017
  • Posted by: Tabby Njunge

Vital Signs held its third Community of Practice meeting in Nairobi from September 12th to 14th. The meeting brought together Vital signs partners from Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, and Tanzania to learn and share best practices and lessons from the Vital Signs Monitoring work at the national level.


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Vital Signs and Partners Produce High Resolution Soil Nutrient Maps for Uganda,Tanzania,Rwanda and Ghana

Vital Signs and Partners Produce High Resolution Soil Nutrient Maps for Uganda,Tanzania,Rwanda and Ghana

  • August 7, 2017
  • Posted by: Tabby Njunge

Vital signs, (working with International Soil Reference and Information Center (ISRIC) has produced “high-resolution soil nutrient maps”  for Uganda, Tanzania Rwanda and Ghana.


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Are the effects of extension services on crop productivity moderated by farmer's education attainment? Results from 25 Landscapes in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ghana

Are the effects of extension services on crop productivity moderated by farmer's education attainment? Results from 25 Landscapes in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ghana

  • July 31, 2017
  • Posted by: Tabby Njunge

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Vital Signs and the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability Co-Hosts a Workshop on SDGs in Nairobi

Vital Signs and the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability Co-Hosts a Workshop on SDGs in Nairobi

  • July 27, 2017
  • Posted by: Tabby Njunge

In July 2017, Vital Signs together with the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability(GDSA) and Conservation International held a workshop on how nature contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


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Vital Signs Selected to Participate in the beyond.uptake Data for Good Fellowship Program

Vital Signs Selected to Participate in the beyond.uptake Data for Good Fellowship Program

  • July 21, 2017
  • Posted by: Tabby Njunge

Vital Signs is pleased to announce that we will be participating in the second beyond.uptake fellowship program. Vital Signs was selected from a diverse pool of applicants and organizations spanning several countries and will be represented by Dr. Peter Alele, the Vital Signs Africa Field Director.


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