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Satellite data tracks water productivity

Measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries, is going high-tech with the help of a new tool developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 

The WaPOR open-access database has gone live, tapping satellite data to help farmers achieve more reliable agricultural yields and allowing for the optimization of irrigation systems. | READ MORE

April 20, 2017  By FAO


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