Plotting from Above: Enhancing Agricultural Mapping in Asia and the Pacific

Publication | June 2024
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This report provides insights on how geospatial technologies can be used to develop methodological tools for measuring agricultural land more accurately and cost-efficiently in Asia and the Pacific.

Price
  • US$30.00 (paperback)

Based on pilot application in Armenia, the Cook Islands, and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the report outlines four methods to measure agricultural parcels using global positioning systems and assesses the benefits and limitations of each. It also explains some key considerations that statistics offices and line ministries need to consider to maximize how these technologies and tools can inform agricultural policy and planning.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Analysis of Reported and Measured Area
  • Implications for Policy and Recommendations
  • Conclusion
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

Authors
Type
Subjects
  • Agriculture and natural resources
  • Access to rural finance, technology, and markets
  • Information and Communications Technology
Countries
  • Armenia
  • Cook Islands
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Pages
  • 64
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • TCS240326-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9270-774-3 (print)
  • 978-92-9270-775-0 (PDF)
  • 978-92-9270-776-7 (ebook)

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