25 May 2012

FAO and IIASA launch land planning web portal

A new online data portal developed by the FAO and IIASA aims to help unlock the planet’s potential to feed a rapidly growing population.

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The Global Agro-ecological Zone (GAEZ) data portal seeks to enhance planners’ and decision makers’ capacity to estimate agricultural production potentials under different climatic conditions, management regimes, water availability, and land use restrictions. More.

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