Forests and water - case studies
Land cover assessment and monitoring of its dynamics
Land cover assessment and monitoring of its dynamics are essential requirements for the sustainable management of natural resources, environmental protection, food security, humanitarian programmes as well as core data for monitoring and modelling. Land cover data are therefore fundamental in fulfilling the mandates of many United Nations, international and national institutions and programmes. [more]
LCCS-based land cover data for 10 Africover-East Africa countries have been processed in the Advanced Database Gateway (ADG) software to generate area ratios based on fields size classifiers. Data and maps are available to show likelihood of mechanization. more...