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Agro-Ecological Zoning (AEZ) refers to the division of an area of land into smaller units, which have similar characteristics related to land suitability potential production and environmental impact.

Agro-Ecological Zone is a land resource mapping unit, having a unique combination of land form, soil and climatic characteristics and/or land cover having a specific range of potentials and constraints for land use (FAO, 1996).

Agro-Ecological Cell (AEC) is defined by a unique combination of land form, soil and climatic characteristics

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