| Land Portal

geographical information systems

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

Displaying 51 - 60 of 580
LandVoc - Community of Experts Workshop
Conference Papers & Reports
September 2020
Global

This report provides a summary of a two-part online workshop in June 2020 to explore the creation of a community of experts to support the ongoing development of the LandVoc concept scheme, and to support ongoing contributions from the LandVoc community to AGROVOC.

Reports & Research
September 2020
South Africa

The report is based on a collaboration between the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa and the Land Portal Foundation, in collaboration with local partners, in individual countries.

Spatial Information, Agriculture,  Policy, Asmat Ali, Muhammad Imran, Pakistan
Journal Articles & Books
Peer-reviewed publication
National Policies
September 2020
Asia
Pakistan

Agriculture is directly linked to the socio-economic development of every region. Agriculture impacts us all, whether we are seeking food security, better health or striving to conserve natural resources. Goal 2 of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) underlines the significance of agriculture as a means to achieve food security.

Final evaluation Maghreb
Reports & Research
July 2020
Morocco
Tunisia
Mauritania

The Maghreb's oases systems provide a major contribution to the region's food security, economy and natural resources. Despite this potential, oasis ecosystems are threatened by a range of complex factors related to the expansion of agricultural land and increasing scarcity of water resources.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2020
Central African Republic
Ghana

Intensive land-cover changes (LCC) driven by unplanned urbanisation continue to threaten the sustainability of ecological assets in many cities in Africa. Evaluating the nature and processes of these changes is key to understanding the extent to which ecological instability may be affecting sustainability futures.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2020
Kenya
Norway

Land as an essential resource is becoming increasingly scarce due to population growth. In the case of the Kenyan coast, population pressure causes land cover changes in the Arabuko Sokoke Forest, which is an important habitat for endangered species.

Peer-reviewed publication
May 2020
Kenya

Monitoring of improper soil erosion empowered by water is constantly adding more risk to the natural resource mitigation scenarios, especially in developing countries. The demographical pattern and the rate of growth, in addition to the impairments of the rainfall pattern, are consequently disposed to adverse environmental disturbances.

Exploring Semantic Technologies to Increase Discoverability of New Technologies & Data
Peer-reviewed publication
May 2020
Global

Language and technology barriers are a very serious constraint to effectively exchange and learn from land data, information and technologies across the globe. We would like to explore whether we can gain inspiration from how semantic web technologies have overcome knowledge-sharing challenges in other sectors, such as the agriculture sector.

Peer-reviewed publication
April 2020
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Inappropriate land management leads to soil loss with destruction of the land’s resource and sediment input into the receiving river. Part of the sediment budget of a catchment is the estimation of soil loss.

Share this page