Sentinel Landscapes (SL) initiative

  • Scientist: Tor-G. Vågen
  • July 19, 2017, 5 p.m.
The Sentinel Landscapes (SL) initiative is comprised of geographic areas or sets of areas with a broad range of biophysical, social, economic and political conditions.

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Tana-Kipini-Laga Badana Bush Bushle Land and Seascape

  • Scientist: Josephat Nyongesa
  • July 19, 2017, 5 p.m.
The Biodiversity Management Programme (BMP) is an initiative funded by European Commission (EC) through Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) aiming to contribute to poverty reduction by improving the social and economic wellbeing of the populations in IGAD region, through a better regional integration in the environmental sector.

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Suitability of key Central American agroforestry species under future climates

  • Scientist: Roeland Kindt (ICRAF)
  • June 13, 2017, 5 p.m.
The atlas provides habitat suitability maps for 54 species that are widely used in Central America for shade in coffee or cocoa agroforestry systems. The 54 species represent 24 fruit species, 24 timber species and 6 species used for soil fertility improvement.

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Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration

  • Scientist: Muriuki, Jonathan
  • July 19, 2017, 5 p.m.
Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration is an innovative reforestation method which involves selecting and managing trees that regrow off stumps of previously felled trees or grow from natural seed banks in the soil.

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EC EVA project

  • Scientist: Tor-G. Vågen
  • Nov. 1, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
EC EVA project page. This page shows all the spatial data layers, maps and documents that have been mapped to the EC EVA project on the Landscape Portal. The project has two objectives: to equip partner countries with the tools they need to accurately understand land degradation dynamics in order ...

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We work towards the application of GeoScience in real decision contexts, such as climate change adaptation, hydrological effects of changes in climate and land cover, targeting of agroforestry interventions, provision of soil fertility and surveillance advisory services for smallholder farmers, digital soil and land use/cover mapping, and measuring impacts of interventions, all using open source software.