ETHIOPIA – Land Use Monitoring

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ETHIOPIA – Land Use Monitoring

“Integrated Landscape Management to Enhance Food Security and Ecosystem Resilience in Ethiopia”

Client: UNDP – Ethiopia
Period: 2019 – 2022

Project objectives:

Provision of satellite-based baseline mapping for the UNDP’s Integrated Landscape Management project, in 12 areas in Ethiopia, aimed at providing a baseline satellite-based 10m resolution land cover/land use, degradation and productivity maps and statistical data that can be used to interpret the maps.

Provided services:

  • Creation of the basic cartography:
    • Land cover and land use maps through Remote sensing analysis.
    • Application of the RUSLE erosion model to evaluate soil degradation / erosion.
    • Soil productivity analysis.
  • Soil productivity map updates, every three months until December 2022.
  • Training workshop for local technicians on GIS technologies and remote sensing and best practices.
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