WaPOR, remote sensing for water productivity

WaPOR presented at the 5th Mediterranean Water Forum

08/02/2024, Tunis

FAO's portal to monitor Water Productivity through Open-access of Remotely sensed derived data (WaPOR) was presented during the Digitalisation Session of the 5th Mediterranean Forum, held from 5 to 7 February in Tunis, Tunisia.

The portal was presented as an example to improve agriculture water management and irrigation efficiency among other applications of great interest in the Mediterranean region.

The project team met with Mr Ridha Gabouj, Secretary of State in charge of water resources in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries of Tunis to discuss the current project activities in the country. Mr Gabouj thanked the WaPOR project for its sponsorship to the Forum's organization.