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Welcome Mila Koeva!

By | March 16th, 2017|News|

What: Mila Koeva joins its4land team as New Project Coordinator Where: Enschede, Netherlands When: 31 March 2017 Who: Mila Koeva & Rohan Bennett Why: From March 2017, Dr. Mila Koeva is joining the its4land team as the new Project Coordinator. Mila is a quickly emerging Assistant Professor at the University of Twente, ITC Faculty - and she'll also play a [...]

its4land team heads to World Bank

By | March 15th, 2017|Events, Previous Events|

What: Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty Where: Washington D.C., United States When: 19-21 March 2017 Who: Tarek Zein, Rohan Bennett, Jaap Zevenbergen, Joep Crompvoets, Serene Ho Why: Present 2 papers on its4land content; Update and advice sessions with Advisory Board; Deliver an its4land masterclass; and Share and spread the results of the first year of its4land. For a [...]

WP5 – Automate It – 2 New Publications!

By | March 15th, 2017|News|

What: WP5 Dissemination - Publications x 2* Where: Remote Sens. 2016, 8(8), 689; doi:10.3390/rs8080689 + Remote Sens. 2017, 9(2), 171; doi:10.3390/rs9020171 When: August 2016 and February 2017 Who: Sophie Crommelinck, Rohan Bennett, Markus Gerke, Francesco Nex, Michael Ying Yang and George Vosselman Why: The first paper reviews the available tools for extracting boundary features from UAV imagery, the 2nd delivers the results of the application [...]

its4land – Period 1 – European Commission Review

By | March 15th, 2017|Meetings|

What: its4land - Period 1 - European Commission Review Where: Leuven, Belgium When: 21st April 2017 Who: EC Review Panel, Georges Lobo, its4land MT (and special guests) Why: Formal review of its4land Period 1 (2016) activities

Meeting – its4land 2017 Plenary

By | March 15th, 2017|Meetings, News|

What: its4land 2017 Plenary Where: Leuven, Belgium When: 8th March 2016 Who: Everyone! :) Why: Look back on 2016, discuss and debate the current state-of-play, and case forward to 2017

Meeting – its4land MT 10

By | March 15th, 2017|Meetings|

What: its4land MT10 Where: Online (participants from Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Rwanda, and Kenya) When: Thursday 31st March 2017 (14:00 - 16:00 CET) Who: its4land MT members Why: Feedback on February and March fieldwork in Rwanda and Kenya; Debates, discussion, design of its4land 2017 plenary; Preparation for EC Period 1 face-to-face review, Finalisation of Period 1 Reporting

WP4 – UAV comparisons and GCP tests

By | March 11th, 2017|Events, News, Previous Events|

What: The UT WP4 team flew the area around the monastery Gerleve together with Dirk Ohnsorge  - the pilot from HansaLuftbild. The weather was perfect – sunny and no wind. The area is a bit undulated – so a really nice test site to assess the geometric accuracy of the results. The team completed 2 flights with [...]

WP4 – Kenyan UAV @ TUK

By | March 8th, 2017|News|

What: WP4 DT-18 Arrives @ TUK Where: Nairobi, Kenya When: 8th March 2016 Who: Robert Wayumba, Gordon Wayumba, Peter Odwe, George, Beatrice Why: As part of WP4, like other Eastern African partners, TUK receives at Delair Tech DT-18 fixed-wing UAV to support prototyping and proof-of-concept for land tenure recording in urban and rural locations in Kenya

WP4 – its4land @ Responsible Robotics Event

By | March 7th, 2017|Events, News, Previous Events|

What: Responsible Robotics - International Workshop Panels and Policy Drafting - Where: Den Haag, Netherlands When: 7th and 8th March 2016 Who: Claudia Stoecker Why: Presenting lessons from its4land and its use of UAVs in developing contexts to the 'Responsible Robotics' community - and taking part and providing input into the policy formation event - alongside its4land Ethics Advisor 'Dr. [...]

WP3 – Smart Sketchmap Data Capture

By | February 26th, 2017|Events, News, Previous Events|

What: WP3 Kenyan Data Capture Where: Kajiado and Nairobi, Kenya When: 26th February to 10th March Who: Malumbo Chipofya, Jan Sahib, Gordon Wayumba, Robert Wayumba, Peter Odwe, and a whole host of others Why: Dialogue and data capture with local communities to support prototyping of smart sketchmaps for Kenyan context. The main objective of the field visit was [...]