Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Mapping of the Crop Production System Zones of the IGAD Region|
|Authors:||KAYITAKIRE Francois; LEO Olivier; VIGNAROLI Patrizio; BACCI Maurizio; TARCHIANI Vieri|
|Citation:||Proceedings of the 8th AARSE Conference: Earth Observation for Africa's Development Agenda|
|Publisher:||African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment|
|Type:||Contributions to Conferences|
|Abstract:||Food security monitoring requires effective crop status assessment and yield forecasting methodologies and tools. Such tools need to build on a thorough knowledge of the crop production systems of the region under monitoring. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published in 1995 a database of the Crop production system zones (CPSZ) of the seven member states of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). This paper presents the main characteristics of a new version under development: database improvements and the methodology to define the new crop production system zones.|
|JRC Institute:||Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen|
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Items in repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.