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NASA Food Security Program

NASA recognizes that global food security and resilience represents a major societal challenge for the coming decades. Earth observations and Earth science data, models, and knowledge, provide essential information and tools to support the functioning and resilience of food systems.

NASA is interested in exploring and determining how remote sensing data can help to transform the understanding of, and approaches to, agriculture and food security.

To achieve these goals NASA has established an agency-wide Food Security Office to partner with Harvest—a multidisciplinary NASA-funded program led by the University of Maryland to enhance the use of satellite data in decision making related to food security and agriculture.

OBJECTIVES

Partnership Objectives

Overview

An agency-wide Food Security Office at NASA Goddard partners with Harvest, a Consortium led by the University of Maryland, to enhance the use of satellite data in decision making related to food security and agriculture.

Harvest

NASA Harvest

Harvest will address various aspects of the application of Earth observations to domestic and global agriculture and food security, anchoring a broad network of partners drawn from universities, government agencies, NGOs, and the private sector.

Applied Sciences Program

NASA Applied Sciences

The NASA Applied Sciences Program funds projects that enable innovative uses of NASA Earth science data in organizations' policy, business, and management decisions. The project results and enhanced decision making improve the quality of life and strengthen the economy.

Contacts

Food Security Manager:

Stephanie Uz

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