ALN logo; link to Arid Lands Newsletter Home page No. 53, May/June 2003
Using geospatial technologies to develop
participatory tools for natural resources management

Zurayk: Figure 1: Example sketch map

This preliminary sketch map of one of the study areas of this project, was produced by local participants in the project. It is thus based on local perceptions of agroecological zones within the study area. Production of such sketch maps for each study areas was one of the first steps in producing georeferenced maps of the study area that incorporate indigenous knowledge of agroecological zones. Sketched map of the project region, with Arabic descriptions of different agroecological zones

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