Monitoring systems outdated and protectionist

Kamaljit Bawa, S (2010) Monitoring systems outdated and protectionist. Nature, 466 (7309). p. 920. ISSN 1476-4687

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None of Jeffrey Sachs and colleagues' cited monitoring systems (Nature 466, 558-560; 2010) meets the innovation requirements for the comprehensive monitoring of agro-ecological zones worldwide. Information technologies now offer an array of approaches and tools for rapid collation, organization and dissemination of interactive data, but most monitoring systems are outdated and protectionist. They are often developed and maintained in isolation, which severely reduces the utility of the data and information gathered. New platforms and different ways of collecting information will be required to build a global system.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Jeffrey, Agro-ecological zones, Monitoring systems, Information technology.
Subjects: C Publications by ATREEians > G Journal Papers
Divisions: Publications by ATREEians > Journal Papers
Depositing User: Ms Kalpana S
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2017 08:37
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2017 08:37

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