(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, July 23. Geographic
Information System of the Ministry of Agriculture of Uzbekistan has
received recognition for its achievements in the field of
geographic information systems at the ESRI User Conference 2023,
The international conference was organized by the Environmental
Systems Research Institute (ESRI) in San Diego, US.
The Ministry's efforts in digitalizing the agricultural sector
have contributed to the industry's development according to
international standards. Special recognition goes to the Center for
Digitalization of Agro-Industry, a structural unit of the ministry,
for its commendable work. Among their accomplishments is the
establishment of an accessible geoportal, which consolidates
spatial information on over 3.2 million hectares of irrigated
agricultural land, 700,000 land users, land boundaries, 1 million
contours, and presents over 10 data points on agricultural crops
and soil characteristics.
The geoportal enables modern monitoring of soil and crops,
offering systemic information on crop vegetation, soil and plant
moisture, nitrogen content in plants using 4 multispectral indices,
and more. Through integration efforts, data from various
ministries, departments, and structural organizations are
continually updated and reflected on the platform. The recognition
of Uzbekistan's effective digitalization of agriculture not only
within the country but also at the international level indicates
that their work aligns with advanced international standards.
The ESRI was established in 1969 and remains a global leader in
geographic information systems, geolocation software, and
cartography. With 49 offices, 11 research centers, and over 300,000
users worldwide, the company continues to shape and impact the GIS
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