Category archives: GIS

Community resource mapping and visioning in Hurri hills and Shurr landscapes

Last update on March 30, 2017.

A community best understands its resources, the specific locations and seasonal variations of grazing resources. It is with this knowledge that the GeoScience Lab in collaboration with International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), planned and executed a community-based resource mapping exercise for Hurri hills and Shurr landscapes in Marsabit County. Historically, both landscapes were ...

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ICRAF GeoScience Lab launches new Android App - Africa Tree Finder

Last update on Nov. 23, 2015.

ICRAF GeoScience Lab launches new Android App - Africa Tree Finder

ICRAF Geoscience Lab in partnership with IUCN with funding by DFID have developed a semi offline android [app]( "Africa Tree Finder"), that can be used by extension officers, foresters, ecologist and farmers to help identify suitable tree species for their surrounding. The ...

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6,000 aerial images from Kenya georeferenced by the ICRAF GeoScience Lab

Last update on Feb. 11, 2015.

6,000 aerial images from Kenya georeferenced by the ICRAF GeoScience Lab

During the "Kenya Landuse Change" project conducted by the Climate Change Unit at ICRAF, several thousand aerial images were collected from surveys done in 1983 and 2012, respectively. During the last three months, the ICRAF GeoScience Lab has georeferenced this image archive to an accuracy of ~5m or better, with the help of six interns ...

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Usage statistics for the Landscapes Portal

Last update on June 26, 2014.

Usage statistics for the Landscapes Portal

The Landscapes Portal is growing rapidly. Into our fourth month, the Landscapes Portal has around five hundred unique data sets with complete meta-data and more than two hundred registered users that are uploading and sharing spatial data and maps. We saw a lot of interest in the last two months with more than four thousand ...

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