The Land Cover mapping project focus on to generate the Land cover dataset with the communication and dialogue on land cover map production between regional and national IKMP unit with the Finland fund. One key task is to improve the capacity of the national staff who involves in the project such as the Regional Training on field data collection technique, Regional Training on Remote Sensing Software FAO-LCCS and Madcat software, Regional Workshop on Satellite Image Interpretation and Classification and Regional Training on Accuracy Assessment for image interpretation.
During 4 years from the project kick off period of the land cover mapping project had been started, IKMP cooperates with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), four National Mekong Committees (NMCs) namely Cambodia National Mekong Committee, Thai National Mekong Committee, Lao National Mekong Committee, Vietnam National Mekong Committee and the Line Agencies who provide and transfer knowledge on the technical works and the expertise on the Remote Sensing, Surveying, GIS and related techniques for making the ongoing project and its task run smoothly. With the excellent cooperation between 4 NMCs and Line Agencies namely, Ministry of Environment from Cambodia (MoE), Land Development Department from Thailand (LDD), Department of Forestry from Lao PDR (DoF). And the Sub-National Institute of Agricultural Planning and Projection from Vietnam (Sub-NIAPP), the Land Cover Mapping project has been done successfully.
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