Land use/cover types

Land use/cover description

Agriculture (crop land)

Areas of land under cultivation and rural settlements with some woods around homesteads and in farm lands.

Forest land

Areas of land covered by trees predominantly forming closed or nearly closed canopies. Land dominated by trees > 5 m.

Shrub land

Land area covered by small trees, bushes or shrubs in some areas mixed with grasses.

Grazing land

Areas of land where grasses are the dominant natural vegetation usually used for grazing.

Wet land

Areas of land covered by perennial and intermittent water bodies.