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Publicação revisada por pares
Setembro 2020
Chile

Understanding of people’s landscape preferences is important for decision-making about land planning, particularly in the disturbance patterns that usually occur in rural-urban gradients. However, the use of different types of images concerning the same landscape may influence social preferences and thus perceptions of landscape management and planning decisions.

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Setembro 2020
África do Sul

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
Artigos e Livros
Publicação revisada por pares
Políticas Nacionais
Setembro 2020
Ásia
Paquistão

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.

LandVoc - Community of Experts Workshop
Documentos e relatórios de conferência
Setembro 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.

Final evaluation Maghreb
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Julho 2020
Marrocos
Tunísia
Mauritânia

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.

Publicação revisada por pares
Junho 2020
República Centro-Africana
Gana

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.

Publicação revisada por pares
Junho 2020
Quênia
Noruega

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.

Publicação revisada por pares
Maio 2020
Quênia

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
Publicação revisada por pares
Maio 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.

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