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Reports & Research
January 2019
Global

This report explains TMP Systems’ statistical analysis of how geospatial data showing indicators of local environmental, social and governance (ESG) conditions correlate with tenure risk. The results indicate strong enough correlations between some of these indicators and tenure risk, to support use of the indicators by companies and investors.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2018
Poland
Latvia

The spatial structure of rural areas in eastern Poland is characterized by large fragmentation of privately owned farmland, as well as the scattering of parcels across villages and beyond their boundaries. An important defect is also the unfavourable shape of land parcels, which hampers and sometimes even makes impossible rational management of land in a given area.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2018
Latvia
Belarus

The possibilities of using the geospatial analysis methods for visualizing land monitoring data and modelling the spatial distribution of the main agrochemical soil indicators are discussed in the article. The research was conducted within the limits of land use of RUP “Uchkhoz BGSHA” (Republic of Belarus, Mogilev region, Goretsky district).

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2018
Poland
Latvia

Determining areas affected by forest succession is one of the main tasks aimed at shaping rural areas. Effective determination of the parameters of the dynamics of forest succession in areas used for agriculture is the basis for understanding the phenomenon of land cultivation abandonment.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
India

The study examines long-term land use/land cover change (LUCC) at a finer scale in a semi-arid region of India. The objectives were to study and quantify the spatiotemporal LUCC and uncover the major drivers causing the change in the Mula Pravara river basin, which is located in a semi-arid region of Maharashtra state, India.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2018
United States of America

Municipalities across the United States are prioritizing green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) projects due to their potential to concurrently optimize the social, economic, and environmental benefits of the “triple bottom line”.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Peru
Central America
South America

Challabamba en Cusco y Quilcas en Huancayo son dos zonas contrastantes con alta biodiversidad de variedades de papa. El presente estudio tuvo por finalidad evaluar la distribución espacial de la biodiversidad de papa mediante el mapeo participativo.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Nicaragua
Bolivia

Este manual tiene como objetivo familiarizar a los usuarios de la herramienta FAO-ASIS País con la conversión de datos del Sistema de Información Geográfica (SIG) a los formatos adecuados para alimentar la herramienta.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Ethiopia
Sub-Saharan Africa

As solar panels become more a ordable, solar photovoltaic (PV) pumps have been identi ed as a high potential water lifting technology to meet the growing irrigation demand in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Zambia
Southern Africa

This eco-type map presents land units with distinct vegetation and exposure to floods (or droughts) in three villages in the Barotseland, Zambia. The knowledge and eco-types descriptions were collected from participatory mapping and focus group discussions with 77 participants from Mapungu, Lealui, and Nalitoya.