Remote sensed imagery in combination with secondary agricultural statistic was used to map crop water productivity (WP) in the Nile River Basin. Land productivity and crop tandardized gross value production (SGVP) were calculated at administrative level using the agricultural census data. Actual evapotranspiration (Eta) generated from remote sensing was used to assess crops consumptive water use. WP was then calculated by dividing SGVP by Eta in the cropped areas. Results show land productivity has a huge variation across the basin.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2011Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan, Tanzania, Eritrea, Kenya, Uganda, Africa
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2011Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Angola, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Ethiopia, Niger, Malawi, Thailand, Mozambique, Liberia, Japan, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Argentina, India, Uganda, Brazil
The Symposium on Legal Aspects of Large Scale Investments in Land: Implications for Food Security and Rural Development was held at FAO Headquarters in Rome on March 4th 2011. The Symposium was co-hosted by FAO and the World Food Law Institute at Howard University School of Law.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011Rwanda, Morocco, Kenya, Libya, Somalia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, South Africa, Congo, Djibouti, Malawi, Sudan, Africa
In cooperation with the Government of Ethiopia, the Subregional Office of Eastern Africa (SFE) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) introduced a parasitic wasp to control a fast-spreading aphid pest infestation threatening to destroy cypress tree plantations in parts of the Amhara and Tigray Regional States in the north of Ethiopia.
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