GAEZ - Global Agro-Ecological Zones

GAEZ presented to the FAO Investment Days

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GAEZ was presented furing the session on GIS/Satellite-based solutions for investments operations. The session focused on the application of Geospatial Information Systems to target investments. A number of geospatila tools, products and applications relevant to sustainable management of land and water resources were presented and demonstrated duirng the session. References and links to GIS datasets and applications were provided. The session was chaired and moderated by Renato Cumani, Land and Water Officer, NRL. Presentations on the FAO/IIASA Global Agro-Ecological Zones data portal, Somalia Water and Land Information Management project and Modern Spatial data and analysis for water and NRM investmetns were made by Guenther Fischer (IIASA), Hussein Gadain (SWALIM) and Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep (The World Bank Group).

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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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