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May 2012
Global Agro-Ecological Zones

The new GAEZ Data Portal is an interactive data access facility, which not only provides free access to data and information and allows visualization of data, but also provides the user with various analysis outputs and download options. This portal is the result of 30 years of assessing agricultural resources and potential by FAO and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Vienna.

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May 2012
Data portal aims to help unlock food production bottlenecks
FAO and IIASA launch online Global Agro-ecological Zones Interactive Data Portal

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October 2011
Natural Resources and Environment Newsletter
October 2011 • Number 09

In this issue, we look at the launch of the new Global Soil Partnership and examine the next steps. We also look report on FAO’s collaboration with NASA to create an international fire-reporting system, the Global Fire Information Management System, which delivers key data to remote regions of developing countries. Finally, we introduce FAO-MOSAICC, an integrated package of models to carry out climate change impact assessment at the national level.

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August 2010
FAO launches NASA-developed fire monitoring system
Will help countries to detect fire hotspots in real time

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September 2009
Third World Climate Conference
Geneva meeting to examine vital role of climate information and prediction

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