What is LandPKS?
- A free modular mobile phone app connected to cloud-based storage, global databases, and models
- A system for storing and accessing user data
- A system for sharing data, information and knowledge
What is LandPKS?
What is Land Potential?
Land potential is defined as the inherent potential of the land to sustainably generate ecosystem services. Management determines whether the inherent potential is sustainably realized.
Follow the links below to learn what the App has to offer.
A free modular mobile phone app connected to global databases, models, and cloud-based storage.
A module for rapid soil (texture, color) characterization, soil identification, and accessing soil and ecological site information.
A module for rapid vegetation monitoring (vegetation composition, plant height, and canopy/basal gaps).
With the recent hiring of LandPKS Country Coordinators in both Tanzania and Ethiopia, the LandPKS team is putting much of our efforts into conducting more trainings, improving our training materials, and translating both the training materials and the app into other languages. We…
Knowledge for sustainable land management – in your hands! What’s New Land Capability Classification class determination Soil Color function to determine color Ability to use the soil color or texture guide without creating a site Updated Soil Limitations tab with…
Various agricultural practitioners including district extension officers, agricultural college trainers, researchers and agricultural seed producers in Morogoro region have expressed their excitement as they were introduced to LandPKS. This was demonstrated after being trained to use the LandPKS mobile app…
Brilliant! Many thanks and I look forward to viewing the updates/mods! Best wishes to the LandPKS team for all their hard work to meet varied users’ needs!
Thanks a lot for this. It has been useful in our day-to-day activities.
…still in love with our planet’s magical soils…thank you for all you do! keep up the great work.