Exercise 1: Compute Irrigated and Rainfed area in Kenya and Ethiopia

Objective: Compute Irrigated and Rainfed area in hectares in Kenya and Ethiopia for the year 2020 from the WaPOR Level 2 (100 m) Land cover products.

Steps:

  1. Follow WaPOR tutorial to download the required data. Download Level 2 LCC data of Kenya and Ethiopia for the year 2020 from WaPOR portal.
  2. Follow the tutorial video to learn how to compute surface area of land cover types in QGIS
  3. Report the area here in the assignment submission

Tutorial Video on computing area of landcover types: 

Note that the video shows a different study area, You must adapt the steps to your study area which is Kenya and Ethiopia.