Open-access database will help water-scarce countries get more crop per drop

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations announced the new open-open access portal to be developed, which will use satellite imagery to help water-scarce countries in the Near East and North Africa. The aim of the new data portal is to collect and analyze satellite information that can be used to improve land and water productivity and boost the sustainability of agricultural systems.  

FAO presented the new project at the start of the annual World Water Week conference in Stockholm, Sweden (23-28 August 2015).

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