Definition. Land cover indicates the physical land type such as forest or open water. Land cover data documents how much of a region is covered by forests, wetlands, impervious surfaces, agriculture, and other land and water types. Land cover can be determined by analyzing satellite and aerial imagery. (Source: NOAA: https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/lclu.html)
Definition. Data regarding agricultural land usage and changes in usage, such as different crop or vegetation cover. Land use shows how people use the landscape – whether for development, conservation, or mixed uses
Definition. Basic geospatial data, including raster and vector maps, administrative boundaries, points of data. Data including topographic and physical maps (and satellite or laser imagery) of natural features such as mountains, rivers and forests, and transport and building infrastructure.
Definition. Various population and agricultural-related data, which may include employment statistics, food security indicators, amounts of land dedicated to/value added by different crops, crop yields, fertiliser and irrigation usage, and other agricultural production details.
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
United Nations University
International Network of Food Data Systems (INFOODS) was established in 1984 on the basis of the recommendations of an international group convened under the auspices of the United Nations University...
he GHO "Metadata" view provides the metadata context within which the Observatory's data is organized. Each entry in this view contains details regarding the various dimensions that are used to index...