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Sustainable Development

Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: Currently working with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Group on Earth Observation (GEO) to implement Digital Earth Africa - an operational data infrastructure providing services to deliver satellite data at scale as a public good for all of Africa. This will provide insights to address key issues including illegal mining, deforestation, water access, climate change, agriculture and food security, and many others. Previous to this, worked for the Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data on addressing SDGs in multiple countries.
Affiliation with other organizations: Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data; Group on Earth Observations; Geoscience Australia; World Economic Forum;
Publications: 2018. Agrawal, A. Building a Demand-Driven Approach to the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development. 2017. Agrawal, A. Data Roadmaps for Sustainable Development – Assessment and Lessons Learned. 2017. Melamed, C and A Agrawal. Making better use of the vast amounts of data at our disposal will be critical to taking the evidence-based actions needed to tackle climate change. 2013. Arab Region: Atlas of Our Changing Environment. United Nations Environment Program 2011. Environmental Atlas of Abu Dhabi Emirate. 2007. Areal interpolation of population counts using pre-classified land cover data. Population Research and Policy Review, 26:619-633. 2006. Algert, S, A Agrawal, and D Lewis. Disparities in access to fresh produce among food pantry clients in Los Angeles. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 30(5):365-370. 2006. Lindley, S T, R S Schick, A Agrawal, M Goslin, T Pearson, E Mora, J J Anderson, B May, S Greene, C Hanson, A Low, D McEwan, R B MacFarlane, C Swanson, and J G Williams. Historical population structure of Central Valley steelhead and its alteration by dams. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, Vol. 4, Issue 1, February. 2005. Agrawal, A, R Schick, E Bjorkstedt, B Spence, M Goslin, and B Swart. A GIS-based synthesis of information on spawning distributions of chinook salmon in the California Coast Chinook Salmon ESU. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum, NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-377, 15 p. 2005. Agrawal, A, R S Schick, E P Bjorkstedt, R G Szerlong, M N Goslin, B C Spence, T H Williams, and K M Burnett. Predicting the potential for historical coho, chinook, and steelhead habitat in northern California. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum, NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-379, 25 p. 2005. Reibel, M and A Agrawal. Land use weighted areal interpolation. Conference Proceedings of the GIS Planet 2005 International Meeting, May 30-June 2, Estoril, Spain. 2005. Spence, B C, S L Harris, W E Jones, M N Goslin, A Agrawal and E Mora. Historical occurrence of coho salmon in streams of the Central California Coast Coho Salmon Evolutionarily Significant Unit. U.S Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum, NOAA-TM-NMFS-SWFSC-383, 86 p. 2003. Pontius Jr, R G, A Agrawal, and D Huffaker. Estimating the uncertainty of land cover extrapolations while constructing a gridded map from tabular data. Journal of Geographical Systems, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 253-273, 2002. Pontius Jr, R G, A Agrawal, and D Huffaker. Uncertainty analysis in land change modeling: constructing a gridded map from tabular data. Extended Abstract in GIScience 2002, The Second International Conference on Geographic Information Science. Boulder, CO. pp. 141-142.
Statements or documents submitted
Commission on Sustainable Development:
http://eohandbook.com/sdg/index.html http://www.data4sdgs.org/resources/data-roadmaps-sustainable-development-assessment-and-lessons-learned http://www.climate2020.org.uk/knowing-what-to-do/. 18 September 2017. http://www.data4sdgs.org/news/brokering-solution-address-country-level-challenges-africa-regional-data-cube https://na.unep.net/atlas/viewAtlasBookWithID.php?atlasID=2447 https://www.environmentalatlas.ae/