Crop Monitor

Crop monitoring for Food Security in Eastern Africa

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East Africa’s Crop Monitor makes use of Earth Observation and ground data to monitor Crop conditions in the region.

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Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 7
Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 7 - June 2020
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The cropping season was characterised by a timely start in western parts of the equatorial region and above normal rains in northern sub-regions of Eastern Africa. Planting is expected in June for the main cereals …

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Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 6
Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 6 - December 2019
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Climate: Climatic season predictions forecasted early rains, higher rainfall and higher temperatures in the October-December season in most parts of the region (see OND predictions). The season has been characterized by the early rains and …

December 2019 Read More
Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 5
Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 5 - July 2019
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Climate: March, April and May was characterized by below average, delayed start and poor performance rainfall in equatorial part of the region and delayed rainfall for June start of the season in northern region. This …

July 2019 Read More
Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 4
Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 4 - April 2019
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The current crop season in the central and southern part of the region normally starts with onset of March to May rainfall season. However, majority of cropping regions have experienced extended dry conditions with delayed …

April 2019 Read More
Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 3
Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 3 - February 2019
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Harvest is complete for main season cereals in the north of the sub-region and yields were mixed. In the south of the sub-region harvest is complete or nearing completion for second season crops and below …

February 2019 Read More
Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 2
Eastern Africa Crop Monitor, 2 - September 2018
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Eastern Africa received average to above average rainfall resulting in overall favorable crop conditions. Most crops have been harvested with main crops performing well. Uganda however, the region's beans surplus producer is projected to have …

September 2018 Read More