A standardized land capability classification system for land evaluation using mobile phone technology
One of the major causes of poverty globally is land degradation and poor natural resource conservation, leading to reduced agricultural productivity.Read more >
Mobile phone use is associated with higher smallholder agricultural productivity in Tanzania, East Africa
Mobile phone use is increasing in Sub-Saharan Africa, spurring a growing focus on mobile phones as tools to increase agricultural yields and incomes on smallholder farms.Read more >
Unlocking the Sustainable Potential of Land Resources: Tools and References from the International Resource Panel Report
The 2016 report “Unlocking the Sustainable Potential of Land Resources: Evaluation Systems, Strategies, and Tools,” written by the International Resource Panel (IRP), examines how to better evaluate and use the potential of land on the way to achieving land degradation neutrality.Read more >
Unlocking the Sustainable Potential of Land Resources: Evaluation Systems, Strategies and Tools. A Report of the Working Group on Land and Soils of the International Resource Panel.
This report provides an introduction to land potential evaluation systems, strategies and tools necessary to implement a no-regrets” strategy for sustainably increasing agricultural production on existing land, targeting restoration efforts to where they are likely to be most successful, and guiding biodiversity conservation initiatives.Read more >