GAEZ - Global Agro-Ecological Zones

FAO GAEZ data portal presented to the Africa GIS week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Bringing close research results to the field

The workshop focused on promoting application of the GIS and Remote Sensing technology in Agriculture Research and bringing research results closer to the field.  FAO GAEZ data portal was presented. In addition updates on the new products such as GLC-SHARE beta release database 2013 and developments planned for GAEZ data portal we presented to the participants. The participants appreciated the products and asked for continued support from FAO on the AEZ methodology and data portal. GAEZ data portal and quite a number of datasets from FAO are currently used in the research activities.




Rice terraces. Indonesia. ©FAO/Roberto Faidutti / FAO
Dominant land cover pattern. GAEZ. ©FAO/IIASA
Input supply to vulnerable populations under the ISFP. Kenya. ©FAO/Sarah Elliott / FAO
Thermal zones. GAEZ. ©FAO/IIASA
Close up of apples, limes, oranges and tomatoes on sale at a local market in Nepal. ©FAO/Giampiero Diana / FAO
Aggregate crop yield in 2000. GAEZ. ©FAO/IIASA
Harvesting rice in east Java. Indonesia. H. Null / FAO
Dominant land cover pattern. GAEZ. ©FAO/IIASA
Flood recession rice fields. Cambodia. ©FAO/ Giuseppe Bizzarri/ FAO
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