L-03 Land Cover of Selected Study Areas in Somaliland and Southern Somalia - Report No L-03

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For this study, land cover classes were created using the Land Cover Classifi cation System (LCSS) of FAO, satellite image interpretation, and fi eld validation. A description of the main land cover types and vegetation units and their locations are given in detail for the two study areas – one in Somaliland and the other in Southern Somalia. The landcover maps developed from this study will be useful in the generation of land use maps and during land suitability analaysis. The report is a valuable resource in natural resources management.
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February, 2007
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