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A new study published in collaboration with ICIPE this May looks at the effect of agro-ecological landscape fragmentation and its effect on honey bee habitats in Eastern Kenya. Fragmentation can significantly affect natural habitats and thus bee colongy strength, which in turn adversely affects the livelihoods of people who depend on beekeeping. This study shows how multi-season Sentinel-1 (radar), single-season Sentinel-2 (optical) and a random forest classifier help to map these habitats and understand their complex relationships.

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