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An inventory and comparison of globally consistent geospatial databases and libraries. Environment and Natural Resources Working Paper Series Number 19
This report presents an inventory of global data sources which can be used to provide consistent geospatial baselines for core framework data layers in the support of generalized base mapping, emergency preparedness and response, food security and poverty mapping.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060501_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060501_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060501_es.htm
Arabic: http://www.fao.org/sd/dim_en3/en3_060501_ar.htm

Land cover and land use
This multi-part feature looks at FAO activities concerning land cover and land use. Links to related articles on land use and land cover activities, tools and publications are included, as well as a list of collaborating institutions and organizations.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0057.htm

GeoNetwork : the portal to spatial data and information
The FAO GeoNetwork provides Internet access to interactive maps, satellite imagery and related spatial databases maintained by FAO and its partners. It's purpose is to improve access to and integrated use of spatial data and information.
English: http://www.fao.org/geonetwork/srv/en/main.home
French: http://www.fao.org/geonetwork/srv/fr/main.search
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/geonetwork/srv/es/main.search
Chinese: http://www.fao.org/geonetwork/srv/cn/main.search

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
TCP/ROM/2801: Land cover/land use inventory by remote sensing for agricultural reform
This project is expected to revitalize the agriculture sector and to provide the Romanian Ministry of Agriculture with updated and accurate information on the land cover/land use of the country.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1202_en.htm
French: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1202_fr.htm
Spanish: http://www.fao.org/sd/2002/EN1202_es.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Space-related activities of FAO
This paper was presented at the Third UN Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (Unispace III), Vienna, 19-30 July 1999. It provides a general overview of FAO activities related to the use of space technology, including remote sensing and GIS development and applications.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0076.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
FAO activities: Agricultural applications
This general overview provides some examples with special reference to soil resources, pest and diseases, and agricultural statistics.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0024.htm

Environment - Policy and management
Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
Strengthening capacity in agricultural development through remote sensing and GIS
This paper reports on a technical assistance project initiated in Bulgaria in June 1999 with the aim of developing and testing RS/GIS methodologies suited to local conditions for rapid survey of land cover/land use in three different districts representative of the country's agricultural production.
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0083.htm

Environment - Geoinformation, monitoring and assessment
The FAO AFRICOVER Programme
AFRICOVER is a tool that allows the preparation of the basic geographic information common to the information components of current and future programmes concentrating on natural resources in African countries. From a technical point of view, the preparation of AFRICOVER products relies primarily on remote sensing data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
English: http://www.fao.org/sd/EIdirect/EIre0053.htm

   


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