Lucia Moro, with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Geospatial of the United Nations, discusses the agency’s work on the development of a global land cover database to support agricultural policy makers and rural land use planners efforts to reduce poverty.
As the world’s population grows, the amount of land available for farming is becoming a major concern. Increasing competition for land is springing up among growers, developers, and many others. This makes it critical to determine how much total land is available for farming across the globe but that completing […]
Since the agrarian revolution that hit Europe and America during the 18th century, the use of technology to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of farming practices has increased tremendously. During the 20th and 21st century for instance, discoveries in the field of science and technology have enabled farmers to effectively […]