Using NASA Data to Monitor Drought and Food Insecurity

  • Released Monday, July 1st, 2019
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:45PM

NASA’s satellite imagery and model forecasts play an important role in monitoring the performance of crops worldwide and preparing for food shortages. NASA's view from space helps government agencies forecast food insecurity, like during the drought in Southern Africa in 2018.



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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center


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