The Open-access WaPOR system developed by FAO, uses geospatial data to track actual crop water consumption down to the field level. Following six years of successful use in Africa and the Near East, the system will be expanded to all FAO Member Countries and the public at large.

Water Productivity through Open access of Remotely sensed derived data, the portal’s full name, offers users near real-time satellite data to track actual water consumption in cropping fields, irrigation water applications and the economic value-addition that an extra drop can offer, doing so with seasonal nuance and high-spatial-resolution.

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