The extent of irrigated agriculture in Mozambique is thought to be larger than official statistics mention, but exact numbers are not available. This is due to perceptions of what is irrigation but also because of limited staff and budgets to monitor all regions. Remote sensing can be used to classify irrigated agriculture over vast areas. However, due to the complex nature of smallholder agriculture, this is not a straightforward process. This research will explore this process and try to map irrigated agriculture for two provinces in Mozambique.
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