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The GLCN initiative was created and is supported by the following partners:

  • Cooperazione Italiana
  • Istituto Agronomico per l'Oltremare (IAO)
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

GLCN Supporters
In addition to the above key partners, GLCN activities, programmes and national and regional networks are supported by numerous governments, institutions, organizations and individuals. Government support includes:

  Government of the Czech Republic: has supported the Asiacover regional project through funding and technical support.

  Government of Italy: originally supported the Africover initiative and now funds the GLCN programme.

  Government of Libya: has supported national mapping activities using LCCS and other GLCN methodologies within its own territory.

  Government of the Netherlands: has provided support for the initial development of a number of GLCN national and regional networks, supporting numerous regional training workshops. In addition it has supported other capacity building and support activities including the development of manuals, documents and training material in a number of languages.

  Government of South Africa: through its Department of Land Affairs, Chief Directorate of Surveys and Mapping, will act as a support centre for the region, providing satellite imagery and technical support to its neighbouring countries.

  Government of the United States of America (USA): has offered support and collaboration for the harmonization of mapping activities, especially in Africa. The US Government supported the conference on land cover mapping and change assessment, 21-23 September 2004, Florence, Italy. The Conference endorsed the GLCN initiative and provided recommendations for its implementation. The US Government is also considering funding the analysis of agricultural trends for specific regions and supporting the development of ecological databases for Africa.

Food and Agriculture Organizations of UN United Nations Environment Programme Istituto Agronomico Oltremare (IAO) Italian Cooperation
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