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Mapping and monitoring the rice crop in Vietnam: Experience using RIICE technologies

Remote sensing based Information and Insurance for Crops in emerging Economies (RIICE) has been applied over main rice production areas; the results demonstrate the system can be used in different ecosystems and can be extended at the national level. The information provided by RIICE has been also used for the implementation of a rice insurance scheme at Bao Viet Company for two provinces of the...


From agreement to action: Contributing to biodiversity conservation through sustainable practices

Biological diversity is undoubtedly a global asset of tremendous value to future generations. Yet, certain human activities are leading to the deterioration and significant reduction in the number of many species. To increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues, International Biodiversity Day is celebrated annually on 22 May.  This year’s theme, From agreement to action: Build...