United Nations/Romania International Conference on Space Solutions for Sustainable Agriculture and Precision Farming

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Government of Romania through the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) are jointly organizing the above Conference to promote the use of space technology and solutions for sustainable agriculture and precision farming, to address key issues related to global food security.

The Conference will be held in Cluj, Romania, from 6 to 10 May 2019, hosted by the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (USAMV) in Cluj-Napoca and supported by the Office for Soil Science and Agrochemistry (OSPA), Cluj, and the Romanian Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (SRFT).

The Conference is aiming to address key issues related to utilization of space technologies and solutions for a sustainable agriculture, addressing number of indicators and targets under the sustainable Development Goals framework and considering the challenges related to food security worldwide, with increasing populations and corresponding pressures on the available agricultural land.

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