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An information system for capturing, storing, integrating, analyzing and displaying geospatial data.

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Reports & Research
December 2018
Africa
Eastern Africa
Ethiopia

Between 2005 and 2016, the Ethiopian Government leased about 2.4 million hectares of land for commercial agricultural investments to private domestic and foreign investors as a means of economic growth, food security and job creation.

Strengthening Land Tenure in Informal Settings: A Fit-For-Purpose Approach
Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Kenya
Tanzania
Myanmar
India
Nepal
Global

A functioning land administration sector is the foundation for economic growth. Unfortunately, effective land registry and cadastral systems with national coverage exist in only a fraction of the world’s countries.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Asia
South-Eastern Asia

This guide (volume 1) aims to equip land rights advocates, development practitioners and stallholder farmers and indigenous people’s communities with the necessary knowledge, attitude, and skills on Community Mapping and Participatory Geographic Information System (PGIS).

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2018
Africa
Eastern Africa
Ethiopia

Different government institutions in Ethiopia are working on land related issues to tackle and manage data and information independently from each other, even though their activities and mandates are often related or even overlap.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Asia
South-Eastern Asia

This guide (volume 2) aims to equip land rights advocates, development practitioners and stallholder farmers and indigenous people’s communities with the necessary knowledge, attitude, and skills on Community Mapping and Participatory Geographic Information System (PGIS).

Reports & Research
December 2018
Africa
Eastern Africa
Ethiopia

To address food insecurity in the country, the Government of Ethiopia envisages a rapid transformation in the agriculture sector to increase production, productivity, markets and employment. It has, therefore, strategically promoted land investments for agricultural development as part of the two successive five-year Growth and Transformation Plans (GTP).

Institutional & promotional materials
October 2018
Ecuador

OPEN FORIS Y SEPAL (Sistema de acceso de datos de observación de la tierra, procesamiento y análisis para el monitoreo de la superficie terrestre)<p></p>Innovador software de código abierto para ayudar a los países a medir, monitorear y reportar sobre los bosques y el uso de la tierra, que ofrece poder de cómputo y acceso sin parangón a datos satelitales pormenorizados y allana el c

Reports & Research
October 2018
Costa Rica

Determina el cambio en el uso de la tierra y la fragmentación de las zonas boscosas en el Corredor Biológico Lago Arenal Tenorio (CBLAT), en el periodo 2000 – 2017. Se utilizó imágenes del programa Landsat, a las cuales se les aplicó corrección radiométrica y atmosférica. Se realizó una clasificación supervisada utilizando el algoritmo de máxima probabilidad.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2018
Sudan
Africa

In the Gash Delta of Eastern Sudan, spate irrigation (flood-recession farming) contributes substantially to rural livelihoods by providing better yields than rainfed dryland farming. However, spate irrigation farmers are challenged by the unpredictability of flooding.