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CSTDWEEK 2018-CALL FOR PAPERS

REVOLUTIONIZING AGRICULTURE THROUGH SPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS
Preamble:

Food Security and Eradication of Extreme Hunger and Poverty is a key component of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Africa boasts more than one quarter of the world’s arable land but it only contributes a meagre 10% of global agricultural output. With persistent rise in population and economic growth, food demand is increasing at…

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Revolutionizing Agriculture Through Space Science and Technology Applications

Agriculture is a huge business endeavour. The world is moving from the simplistic methods and practices of doing agriculture. This becomes imperative as countries around the world are struggling with the burden of feeding their population. The concept of food security is common parlance in the discourse both at regional and global fora. To meet the challenge of global food…

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CSTDWEEK 2018 CALL FOR PAPERS

Preamble:

Food Security and Eradication of Extreme Hunger and Poverty is a key component of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Africa boasts more than one quarter of the world’s arable land but it only contributes a meagre 10% of global agricultural output. With persistent rise in population and economic growth, food demand is increasing at alarming rates at the expense of…

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CSTDWEEK2018 CALL FOR PAPERS

REVOLUTIONIZING AGRICULTURE THROUGH SPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS
Preamble:

Food Security and Eradication of Extreme Hunger and Poverty is a key component of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Africa boasts more than one quarter of the world’s arable land but it only contributes a meagre 10% of global agricultural output. With persistent rise in population and economic growth, food demand is increasing…

read more

REVOLUTIONIZING AGRICULTURE THROUGH SPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS

Preamble:

Food Security and Eradication of Extreme Hunger and Poverty is a key component of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Africa boasts more than one quarter of the world’s arable land but it only contributes a meagre 10% of global agricultural output. With persistent rise in population and economic growth, food demand is increasing at alarming rates at the expense of…

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CALL FOR PAPERS

Advances in research and development of space science and technology continues to revolutionize the world, change its dynamics and thus proves to be a critical driving force behind the economic growth of most developed and developing nations. Nigerians must take advantage of this innovations to utilize space and the by-products of space technology to make significant strides in optimizing this…

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POSTPONEMENT OF 2016 CSTD ANNUAL SPACE CONFERENCE.

POSTPONEMENT OF 2016 CSTD ANNUAL SPACE CONFERENCE.

I write to inform you that the CSTD 2016 Annual Space Conference scheduled for 26th – 28th July has now been postponed due to some unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances.

We do think such a meeting would have far-reaching results in the enhancement of our space program, thus it has been rescheduled to commence from August…

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Signs of second largest black hole in the Milky Way

Artist’s impression of the clouds scattered by an intermediate mass black hole.

Astronomers using the Nobeyama 45-meter radio telescope have detected signs of an invisible black hole with a mass of 100,000 times the mass of the Sun around the center of the Milky Way. The team assumes that this possible “intermediate mass” black hole is a key to understanding the…

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Jason-3 Launches to Monitor Global Sea Level Rise

Jason-3, a U.S.-European oceanography satellite mission with NASA participation that will continue a nearly quarter-century record of tracking global sea level rise, lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Sunday at 10:42 a.m. PST (1:42 p.m. EST) aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Jason-3 is an international mission led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in partnership…

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