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Project GCP/PAK/125/USA

Building Provincial Capacity in Pakistan for Crop Estimation, Forecasting, and Reporting based on the integral use of Remotely Sensed Data.

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home news econet testing August 5, 2016
E-learning courses on agriculture monitoring and statistics, and environment impact assessment
This project is supporting the development of three curricula and e-learning materials on geospatial technologies for agriculture statistics, monitoring and environment impact assessment. FAO and the University of Bologna, Italy have signed a letter of agreement to define and develop the content. Read more

home news econet testing August 5, 2016
FAO's ECONET approach and land cover change in Pakistan
FAO and SUPARCO are testing in a pilot area of Pakistan the FAO's ECONET approach in monitoring land cover change. The ECONET approach builds upon a systematic sampling of the area of interest in alternative to the traditional "wall-to-wall" mapping, to reduce time and costs of monitoring. Read more

healthy wheat crop TT Singh March 1, 2016
Testing Sentinel-2 images for crop monitoring in Pakistan
As partner of the Sentinel-2 for Agriculture project, the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) will test the use of Sentinel-2 satellite images to estimate area and yield for the 2016 wheat crop season. Read more.


healthy wheat crop TT Singh 1-3 June, 2016, Islamabad
Training on Carbon Sequestration in Forest, Rangeland and Agricultural Ecosystems
Organized by WWF-Pakistan, Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Sustainable Land Management Programme (SLMP) to Combat Desertification. Read more.

February 8-17, 2016. Islamabad
Crop Information Portal v.2: Server and Data Content Administration, and Geospatial Data Publishing with Geoserver and Geonetwork. Read more.

October 29, 2014. Islamabad
Roll-out workshop on the project: "Pakistan's Agriculture Information System". Read more.

Land Cover Atlases Crop Masks Reports

March 22, 2016. FAO HQs, Rome
Land Cover Atlas of KP and Fata, Pakistan.
This publication provides a comprehensive description of the biotic and abiotic resources by province. The atlas is illustrated with information in aggregated and cartographic form as well as tabular statistics. The Atlas of KP and FATA is the third publication of a series including Punjab and Sindh.

March 23, 2016. SUPARCO
Crop Masks RABI (2013-14) and KHARIF (2014-15)
SUPARCO, in partnership with FAO and USDA, is finalizing two publications on provincial (Sindh and Punjab) crop masks for Rabi (wheat and potato) and Kharif (sugarcane, cotton and rice) crops. High resolution multi-date satellite imagery integrated by field survey were used (Read more).

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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.

  recent updates

Aug 8, 2016. E-bulletin 11, Apr-Jun 2016.

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

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

Aug 5, 2016. Training on Carbon Sequestration.

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.

FAO Pakistan website >>>>


Forum: "Pakistan Agriculture Sector". >>>>


SUPARCO, the National Space Agency of Pakistan >>>>


Government of Sindh: Agriculture Department >>>>


Agri Punjab >>>>

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