To celebrate the launch of iSDAsoil, the iSDA team made two presentations at The 1st African Conference on Precision Agriculture (AfCPA) in December 2020.
An introduction to iSDAsoil
Jonathan Crouch, CEO of iSDA presented an overview of iSDAsoil. He outlined the history of digital soil mapping in Africa, the improvements made in iSDAsoil, and some applications of the resource:
The iSDAsoil interactive workshop
The iSDA team then held an in-depth interactive session on iSDAsoil. This consisted of a live demo of iSDAsoil’s functionality, an expert panel discussion, and Q&A. The panel discussion members were:
Praveen Singh: Agronomist, Indorama
Pieter Pypers: Senior Agronomist, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
Rik van den Bosch: Director, International Soil Reference and Information Centre (ISRIC)