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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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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.

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The Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS): Mobile Apps and Collaboration For Optimizing Climate Change Investments

Massive investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation are projected during coming decades. The return on both types of investments can be increased through an understanding of land potential.

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Two New Mobile Apps for Rangeland Inventory and Monitoring by Landowners and Land Managers

Opportunities for rangeland inventory and monitoring have been transformed by innovations in both indicator and methods standardization and new technologies.

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Measurement of Soil Color: A Comparison Between Smartphone Camera and the Munsell Color Charts

Soil color is one of the most useful soil properties for assessing and monitoring soil health. Here we present results of tests of a new soil color app for mobile phones.

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