Since 1978 FAO evaluates biophysical constraints and potentials for crop growth and determines the yield potential of crops worldwide under different land management conditions through the The Global agro-ecological zone study (GAEZ) a long standing initiative.
Since 2004, together with the International Institute of Applied
System Analysis (IIASA)and other partners have also produced
the new harmonized world soil database (HWSD) by combining the
major regional soil/SOTER maps/databases produced over the last
|Harmonized World Soil Database - Manual|
|Access the Harmonized World Soil Database|
|International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)|