Society heavily depends on the availability of key natural resources such as food and water. Monitoring key natural resources is essential for natural resource management. This has been identified by stakeholders in Lake Chad as a significant challenge with which support is needed.
The following services are covered in this service area:
a) Detection and monitoring of extraction of illegal resource (ivory, fish, timber, minerals, etc.)
b) Detection and monitoring of trafficking of illegally extracted natural resources
c) Land use / land cover mapping
d) Assessment of agriculture resources
e) Assessment of water resources