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The Republic of Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (MFAL) is working on a detailed action plan to implement and monitor Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (EBA) in the Anatolian Steppe following April’s ‘study tour’ workshop at FAO Headquarters.

The...

Last month’s workshop on Regional Land Cover Monitoring in Bangkok saw a strong coordinated effort among participating countries from the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region, to use the same land cover classification systems and produce regionally standardized land cover maps....

This month FAO welcomed the new Head of the Geospatial Unit, Douglas Muchoney and launched this new website: ‘Geospatial information for sustainable food systems’. Both come at an opportune moment as FAO expands its work to...

Under the ‘Building disaster resilience in Pakistan (BDRP)’ Programme, FAO’s Geospatial Unit has been supporting the implementation of Pakistan’s National Disaster Risk Reduction Policy Project in the Sindh and Punjab provinces.

This month, following a similar...

A workshop on “Land cover mapping to support natural resources assessment and conflict mitigation strategies in South Sudan” took place at Juba from 12 to 16 February.
The training is part of a project, funded by the European Commission,...

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