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Journal Articles & Books
December 2014

For efficient utilization of soil and water resources, reconnaissance survey of watershed Godavari valley-5 (GV-5) was carried out in Nashik Soil Survey unit No. 2 for providing comprehensive information characteristics. Representative soil samples from each of eight villages of the sub-catchments of Gangapur were collected.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2014
Rwanda
Uganda
Burundi
China
Tanzania
Cuba
Argentina
Senegal
Africa

The present report gives the complete description of the preparation of a land use map and also the preparation of a national map of livestock intensity, needed as LUS input. The present method allows the preparation of a multi-country land use map in two weeks with the work of 13 experts, and is comparable to the continuous of 130 working days.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2014
Rwanda
Uganda
Burundi
China
Tanzania
Cuba
Argentina
Senegal
Africa

The present report gives the complete description of the preparation of a land use map and also the preparation of a national map of livestock intensity, needed as LUS input. The present method allows the preparation of a multi-country land use map in two weeks with the work of 13 experts, and is comparable to the continuous of 130 working days.

Land-use change in the Caucasus during and after the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
Journal Articles & Books
December 2014
Armenia
Azerbaijan

Socioeconomic shocks can shape future land-use trajectories. Armed conflicts are an extreme form of a socioeconomic shock, but our understanding of how armed conflicts affect land-use change is limited. Our goal was to assess land-use changes related to the 1991–1994 Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Caucasus region.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2014
Rwanda
Uganda
Burundi
China
Tanzania
Cuba
Argentina
Senegal
Africa

The present report gives the complete description of the preparation of a land use map and also the preparation of a national map of livestock intensity, needed as LUS input. The present method allows the preparation of a multi-country land use map in two weeks with the work of 13 experts, and is comparable to the continuous of 130 working days.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2014
Egypt

Since the 1990s, the Egyptian government has embarked on two national projects on settlement and agricultural development in the Western desert in preparation for expected future population growth. One of them is the Toshka irrigation project, which carries water from Lake Nasser through the depression of El Kharga towards Farafra Oasis.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2014
Japan

Winter wheat is an important crop for many countries, and monitoring of its planted area is considered important. Optical sensors have been used to monitor agricultural land, and have shown good classification and monitoring capabilities. However, observations using optical sensors sometimes suffer from interference due to cloud cover or rain.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2014
Senegal

The delineation and protection of transhumance corridors are increasingly seen as critical to maintaining livestock mobility in agropastoral areas of West Africa by allowing passage through areas of increasing cropping pressure. Understanding the local politics surrounding the mapping and protection of transhumance corridors is important for policy formulation.

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