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Satellites, bananas, and ethics: Partnerships to tackle food insecurity

It's not every day I attend a workshop where satellites, bananas, livestock, and ethics are central to the conversation.

Using satellites to monitor deforestation in cocoa crops

Screen shot of the land use map interface

Monitoring cocoa plants in Ghana from space Globally, the majority of tropical deforestation is still linked to commodity farming and production. The expanded production of agricultural commodities such as beef, soy, cocoa, palm oil and paper/pulp are the major drivers …