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A Comparison of Soil Texture‐by‐Feel Estimates: Implications for the Citizen Soil Scientist

Estimating soil texture is a fundamental practice universally applied by soil scientists to classify and understand the behavior, health, and management of soil systems.

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Webinar: Learning about your Land and its Potential with LandPKS

This webinar series targets rangeland managers and others who are interested in learning how to use LandPKS, and in exploring the app’s new Habitat and Soil Health modules in a rangeland management context.

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Webinar: Monitoring Vegetation and Understanding Habitat with LandPKS

This webinar series targets rangeland managers and others who are interested in learning how to use LandPKS, and in exploring the app’s new Habitat and Soil Health modules in a rangeland management context.

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Webinar: Monitoring Soil Health with LandPKS

This webinar series targets rangeland managers and others who are interested in learning how to use LandPKS, and in exploring the app’s new Habitat and Soil Health modules in a rangeland management context.

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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.

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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.

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Monitoring Rangeland Health

A Guide for Pastoralist Communities and Other Land Managers in Eastern Africa (Version II)

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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.

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