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EROS in Action – Landsat Data Offers Relief to West African Farmers

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Data products from the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center have long informed the delivery of food aid through a partnership with the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET). New research explores the use of satellite data to improve index insurance, an affordable crop insurance product that aims to help farmers in developing countries make investments to improve crop yields without risking financial ruin.




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