7.2 Establishment of the basics of a remote sensing based nationwide Crop Information System in harmony with the relevant EU systems
A major contract was signed in 1993 between FÖMI RSC, the National Committee for Technological Development and the Ministry of Agriculture. The contract aims to develop an experimental RS-based crop-monitoring system that can be efficiently used at local, county and national level. The National Crop Monitoring Project,s (NCMP) main thematic areas are: crop monitoring, identification and mapping, area estimation, crop stage and development assessment, and yield prediction. The experimental stage of semi-operational application of the NCMP will be started in 1997.

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