Welcome to the NASA Land-Cover and Land-Use Change (LCLUC) Program website. LCLUC is an interdisciplinary science program in the Earth Science Division of the Science Mission Directorate. LCLUC is part of the Carbon Cycle and Ecosystems Focus Area with links to some programs in other Focus Areas.
South Asia is at the forefront of concerns about future food security. Population growth, continuing rural poverty, water shortages, stagnating yields, and climate change all contribute to these concerns.