GEOGLAM Crop Monitor for AMIS
The GEOGLAM Crop Monitor for AMIS is a monthly bulletin on current growing conditions of the four major world crops, developed in response to the November 2011 G20 Mandate that... More detail
The Early Warning Crop Monitor (EWCM)
The Early Warning Crop Monitor is a monthly, multi-source consensus bulletin assessing crop conditions in countries at risk for food insecurity, to anticipate food security... 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.

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.   

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Scope & Background

The GEOGLAM Rangelands and Pasture Productivity (RAPP) is a GEOGLAM initiative to provide the global community the means to regularly monitor the condition of the world’s rangelands and pasture lands on a routine basis, and assess their capacity to sustainably produce animal protein in real-time, at global, regional and national levels.

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.                                             

Scope & Background
The Asia-RiCE initiative (http://www.asia-rice.org) has been organized to enhance rice production estimates through the use of Earth observation, and seeks to ensure that Asian rice crops are appropriately represented within GEOGLAM. Asia-RiCE is composed of national teams that are actively contributing to the Crop Monitor for AMIS. 

GEOGLAM Crop Monitor for AMIS

The GEOGLAM Crop Monitor for AMIS is a monthly bulletin on current growing conditions of the four major world crops, developed in response to the November 2011 G20 Mandate that GEOGLAM provide transparent, multi-source consensus reporting on global crop conditions, status, and agro-climatic conditions likely to impact global production of the four major commodity crops (wheat, maize, rice, and soybean) as input to the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS; Figure 1). This activity covers the main agricultural producing regions of the AMIS countries (G-20 countries + 7).