Crop Monitor for AMIS
The GEOGLAM Crop Monitor  for the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS) is a monthly bulletin on current growing conditions for the four major crops (wheat, maize,... More detail
Crop Monitor for Early Warning
The Crop Monitor for Early Warning (CM4EW) is a monthly, multi-source consensus bulletin assessing crop conditions in countries at risk for food insecurity, to anticipate... More detail
Rangelands and Pasture Productivity (RAPP)
The GEOGLAM RAPP initiative aims to improve global monitoring of rangelands and pastures, assessing their capacity to sustainably produce animal protein.   ... More detail
Asia Rice Crop Estimation and Monitoring (Asia-RiCE)
The Asia-RiCE initiative aims at improving operational rice crop monitoring and estimation using Earth observations in the Asian region.            ... More detail
Research and Development Towards Operations
The R&D component of GEOGLAM develops monitoring and reporting protocols, tools, and best practices suitable for monitoring the variety of global agricultural systems.... More detail
Earth Observation Data Acquisition and Dissemination Coordination
A close cooperation with Committee on Earth Observation (CEOS) to ensure provision of necessary satellite data for global crop monitoring, in a context of new satellites being... More detail
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GEOGLAM Global/Regional Systems

In recent years, there has been increasing demand for more accurate and timely forecasts of global agricultural production. The Global/Regional Monitoring component of GEOGLAM is focused on enhanced provision of timely, accurate, objective, and actionable information on crop and rangelands condition at global to regional scales. For the time being it has two main components, the currently operational GEOGLAM Crop Monitor, and the “GEOGLAM Rangelands and Pasture Productivity (RAPP)” project, which has just begun.

SOYBEARNSThe GEOGLAM Crop Monitor project is focused on crop production forecasts of the major producer and export countries (the G-20 + 7 countries covered by AMIS) which are responsible for over 80% of global crop production and strongly influence international commodity markets. This component is primarily focused on four major crops: corn, wheat, rice, and soybeans. The activities within this task build on the existing key monitoring systems at global, regional and national scales that are focused on the main production countries. This component is designed to develop harmonized consensus crop assessments as inputs to the G-20 Agricultural Market Information System, develop enhanced baseline global datasets critical for agricultural monitoring, foster relationships and exchange of methods, data, and tools between the global/regional monitoring systems and national systems, and strengthen linkages with the policy and decision makers that are primary users of within-season information on crop condition and prospects. There is an emphasis on ‘consensus of evidence approaches,’ integrating data from multiple sources including earth observations, crop models, weather, surveys, and ground observations to reach, evidence based assessments using repeatable scientifically sound methods. More information : GEOGLAM Crop Monitor The GEOGLAM Rangelands and Pasture Productivity (RAPP) project will provide the global community with the means to regularly monitor the world’s open-field, ‘free-range’ rangelands and pasture lands and their capacity to produce animal protein in real-time, at national, regional, and global levels. This includes the monitoring of rangelands (both small farms and extensive livestock operations covering grasslands, savannah woodlands, and arid and semi-arid scrublands, where native plant species support production of livestock) and pasture lands (lands where improved plant species designed for livestock nutrition dominate the system, and where higher levels of inputs [such as nutrients, water, active stock management, etc.] are used).

The GEOGLAM Rangelands and Pasture Productivity (RAPP) project will provide the global community with the means to regularly monitor the world’s open-field, ‘free-range’ rangelands and pasture lands and their capacity to produce animal protein in real-time, at national, regional, and global levels. This includes the monitoring of rangelands (both small farms and extensive livestock operations covering grasslands, savannah woodlands, and arid and semi-arid scrublands, where native plant species support production of livestock) and pasture lands (lands where improved plant species designed for livestock nutrition dominate the system, and where higher levels of inputs [such as nutrients, water, active stock management, etc.] are used).