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Spatial database of the world’s rice production developed

to address research and policy questions on food security

Rice is an important food source for a majority of the world population. Worldwide, on average around 60 kilograms of rice is consumed per year per person. Researchers from all over the world, including from the ITC Faculty of the University of Twente, have developed the RiceAtlas: a spatial database that answers key questions like where, when and how much rice is grown globally. The database has just been made publicly available.

Spatial database of the world’s rice production developed more

July 2008

  1. 31 07 2008 ITC Alumni Nepal a "pro-active" body promoting GI and Earth Observation Science in Nepal
  2. 24 07 2008 Alumni gathering in Beijing, China
  3. 15 07 2008 Executive Seminar: Earth observation for improving water management in Africa:
  4. 04 07 2008 GEOSS Workshop for Water Security and Governance in Africa
  5. 01 07 2008 Student Innovation Prize for Geoinformatics competition
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