global land cover

Screenshot showing the Esri 2020 Land Cover.

2020 Global Land Use Data

Caitlin Dempsey

A GIS dataset of land cover for the entire world was recently released.

Screenshot from the GAEZ data portal.

FAO Uses GIS to Protect Agricultural Economy of Vulnerable Countries

GIS Contributor

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.