Knowledge Base Overview

Knowledge Base Overview

TABI provides a comprehensive knowledge base for use by stakeholders and other organizations that incorporate consideration of agro-biodiversity into their work. This knowledge base includes data collected, analyzed and summarized from baseline surveys and through the implementation of subprojects, as well as providing a number of tools for use by practitioners. These tools include the NTFP Mapper, Shifting Cultivation Mapper, and the Agri-Geo Network, as well as an agro-biodiversity database and a non-timber forest product wiki. Use the links below to access these resources and learn more about how to use them.

NTFP Mapper

Shifting Cultivation Mapper

  NTFP Wiki 

 TABI Maps




Baseline Data

Attaining evidence is a focus in cases were adequate secondary data may not be available. Hard data/facts that are gathered in the field via baseline studies including:

  • NTFPs, wood, aquatic and wildlife baselines (from 125 villages to date)
  • household level income, livestock and land holding (46 villages to date)
  • fisheries catch baselines
  • mushrooms species and harvest baselines
  • 'little chicken rice' baselines from 450 villages in Houaphan and  Xieng Khouang Provinces.