Crop Planning For Food and Nutrition Security Using GIS and Mobile GPS

The paper -  “ Crop Planning For Food and Nutrition Security Using GIS and Mobile GPS ” by  Vinit Raskar and Manoj Pawar describes the study conducted in Ganeshwadi  hamlet  of  Ghoti  village  of Ahmednagar district. The study included promoting of production of cereals, pulses, vegetables to improve nutritional needs and GIS  and  Mobile GPS  based  crop mapping for  planning, dissemination, and monitoring to balance agricultural production for the market and nutritional food consumption.

The paper shows how GIS and Remote Sensing technology can be effectively used for planning, monitoring and assessment of the need of crop planning for food and nutrition security at household level.

The paper has been published in ESRI Conference Proceedings can be downloaded.

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