Related websites by topics
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General information
Land degradation
Soils classification, mapping and problems
Land cover and use
Land policy
Agro-ecological systems
Plant nutrition and Fertilizer
Information systems (GIS, Remote sensing)

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Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical
The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is a not-for-profit research and development organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger while protecting natural resources in developing countries.
[extract from HP 17/06/04]

The purpose of UNOSAT is to encourage, facilitate, accelerate and expand the use of accurate geographic information derived from EO-satellite imagery by professionals involved in achieving vulnerability reduction, crisis management and recovery as well as sustainable development at the local level.
[extract from HP 17/06/04]

Photolibrary on Soil Erosion Processes
The trilingual on-line photolibrary is meant as a complementary and technically annotated photography annex to the "Guidelines for mapping and measurement of rainfall-induced erosion processes in the Mediterranean coastal areas". [extract from HP 02/04/04]

General Information

Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical [new]

Land degradation

The Land Degradation Assessment in drylands (LADA)

International Soil Reference and Information Center (ISRIC)


Land Resources com

United Nations Secretariat of the Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

TERRASTAT (Land resource potential and constraints statistics at country and regional level) - FAO AGL

Photolibrary on Soil Erosion Processes [new]

Soils classification, mapping and problems

International Soil Reference and Information Center (ISRIC)

A Compendium of On-Line Soil Survey Information

Italian National Center of Soil Mapping

Soil Resources Mapping and Classification - FAO AGL

Problem soils - FAO AGAL

World Reference Base for Soil Resources - FAO AGL

Land cover and use

Land use and Land cover Information - FAO AGL

Africover - FAO

Forest Resources Assessment - FAO Forestry

Modeling Land-Use and Land-Cover Changes - IIASA

NASA's Land Cover Land Use Change Program

Land Use Coordination Office - University of British Columbia

Global Land Cover Characterization - USGS

Global Distribution of Current Forests - UNEP

Checklist of Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps - UC Berkeley

land use, value, and management - USDA

LUCC - Land-Use and Land-Cover Change - The LUCC International Project

Land policy

Land Policy and Administration - World Bank

Land Tenure Center - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Agro-ecological systems

Global Agro-ecological Assessment - FAO / IISA

Agro-ecological Zoning System - FAO AGL


AQUASTAT (Global Information System of Water and Agriculture) - FAO AGL

World River Sediment Yields Database - FAO AGL


International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Global International Waters Assessment, GIWA

FAO AGL On-line Documents on Water

Finding suitable Education and Training Courses in Irrigation,
Drainage and Flood Control

Irrigation Equipment Supply Database - FAO AGL

Plant nutrition

Plant Nutrition Information - FAO AGL

On-line Documents on Plant nutrition - FAO AGL

Fertilizer Supply and Demand Outlook - FAO AGL

International Fertilizer Industry Association

European fertilizer industry

International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Information systems (GIS and Remote sensing)

UNOSAT [new]

GIS WWW Resource List


GISL (a consultancy group specialising in natural resource applications using Geographic Information Systems)

Geospatial Solutions

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