TheWaterChannel NewsFlash: November 11, 2019
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Open, Free Webinar Today (Nov 12): ‘MasterClass: Using WaPOR to boost Water Productivity’ 

12 noon to 2 PM Central Europe Time  ::  Click here to check your local timings

The Water Productivity Open Access Portal, or WaPOR, is an open-access tool that uses satellite data to monitor agricultural land- and water productivity throughout Africa and the Middle East region. 

Developed by the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), with support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, WaPOR helps monitor in near-real time a wide range of data related to water productivity—such as biomass, evapotranspiration, land cover, precipitation, and temperature. The data is available at Continental (250 m), National (100 m), and Sub-National (30 m) resolutions.

WapOR is for a wide range of people: farmers, irrigation scheme managers, policymakers, governments, and academics, to name a few. Is it something for you? Explore it and find out at

If you want to find out more about WaPOR, do attend the webinar ‘Using WaPOR to boost Water Productivity’ today (November 12) at 1200 Central European Time (check your local timings here:

To attend the webinar: (To ensure good connectivity, please test your connection and install the Adobe Connect application in advance: )

For more details regarding the webinar (speakers/discussion points, WaPOR user guides, and background material on Water Productivity, please visit

Hope to see you there!

With regards,
TheWaterChannel Team
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