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Cropland as in indicator for food security in eastern Terai, Nepal (2022)









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    Cropland per capita as an indicator of food security in eastern Terai, Nepal (2022) 2023
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    Rainfed and irrigated cropland per capita were mapped to assess the food security in eastern Terai, Nepal. Cropland data is prepared in the context of GEF–8 projects. The data was combined with population data, obtained from the Central Bureau of Statistics, Nepal (2021) to generate cropland per capita. The main aim of the GEF–8 project is to transform rice fields to improve the region's food security.
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    Cropland area as an indicator for food security in eastern Bhutan (2022) 2023
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    Cropland is fundamental to food security. Cropland information is required to monitor food security indicators and provide information on access to water, cropping intensities and more. Cropland for eastern Bhutan was prepared by training a machine learning model and classifying satellite imageries (Planet, Sentinel–1) in GEE. Cropland data were prepared in context of GEF–8 projects. The main aim of the GEF–8 project is to transform rice fields to improve the region's food security.
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    Land cover as an indicator for food security in eastern Terai, Nepal (2009-2019) 2023
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    Land cover data is fundamental to food security. Land cover information is required to monitor food security indicators, and provide information on access to water, cropping intensities and many others. Land cover for eastern Terai is obtained in the context of GEF–8 projects from the national land cover of Nepal (2019), and the legend is also available in Land Cover Legend Registry (LCLR) of FAO, which describes land cover classes. The main aim of the GEF–8 project is to transform rice fields to improve the region’s food security.

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