Information from the Forestry Commission Ghana and Ecometrica
The Forestry Commission of Ghana (FCG) has launched a National Map of Forests and Land Use. The maps provide authoritative and accurate information about the extent of forests, shaded and unshaded cocoa production areas, forest reserves, admitted farms and other agricultural areas.
The maps were created using satellite data from the Copernicus Sentinel satellites, a large number of field samples and measurements cross-referenced using machine learning techniques. Public, government and commercial access to the map is supported by Ecometrica whose online distribution platform ensures that the correct version of the map is