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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) - Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA)

kp-fata boundaries Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, formerly called North West Frontier Province (NWFP) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan. Today it spreads over 74,521 sq km and has a population of over 22 million people. It includes 25 districts.

The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is strategically located at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. It spreads over 27,220 sq km and has a population of 3,764,000. The area is controlled through a combination of effective political agents and tribal leaders, while leaving the people with their traditions and internal independence. It includes 7 Agencies and 6 Frontier Regions.

KP and FATA land cover databases have just been completed by SUPARCO team and undergoing a quality control before being processed to compile an atlas for the series of Provincial Land Cover Atlas of Pakistan.

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Land Cover KP-FATA 21 classes
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Sep 2, 2015 - A new amendment (no. 3) was signed by USDA and FAO to formalize a no-cost extension of the project GCP/PAK/125/USA from Oct 1, 2015 to Sep 30, 2016.

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Aug 5, 2016. E-learning courses on agriculture monitoring and statistics.

Aug 5, 2016. FAO's ECONET approach and land cover change in Pakistan.

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Aug 5, 2016. CRS Punjab bulletins Apr 2016.

Apr 22, 2016. Cotton Production & Analytics.

Mar 1, 2016. Testing Sentinel-2 images for crop monitoring in Pakistan.

Feb 20, 2016. Crop Information Portal training.

Jan 20, 2016. Sugarcane Production & Analytics.

Jan 20, 2016. Training on REDD+ Technology for Forest Department Officers of Punjab.

Oct 29, 2014. Agriculture Information System project: roll-out workshop.

Aug 13, 2015. RS/GIS Training in Forest Management, Lahore, 4-8 May 2015.

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