ETHIOPIA – Land Use Monitoring

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ETHIOPIA – Land Use Monitoring
Consulting service for the development of information and monitoring systems based on satellite data

Client: UNDP – Ethiopia

Period: 2019 – 2022

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.

Main activities:

  • Creation of baseline maps:
  • -Remote sensing analysis for land cover/land use maps.
    -Application of RUSLE erosion model to evaluate land degradation.
    -Analysis of land productivity.

  • Updates of the land productivity maps, every three months until Dec 2022.
  • Training workshop for local technicians on GIS and remote sensing technologies and best practices.