WaPOR - FAO portal to monitor Water Productivity through Open access of Remotely sensed derived data

Crop models


SAPWAT (used by DWS for irrigation allocation decisions)




Hydrus (soil water and solute flux modelling)

MYCANESIM (sugarcane)

Other tools, data and links


Fruitlook (funded by Western Cape Department of Agriculture, provides weekly crop information updates)

Updates to the FAO56 Crop Water Requirements Methods 

FAO Hand-In-Hand Geospatial Platform

NASA EARTHDATA Agricultural and Water Resources Data Pathfinder

Rain4Africa, AgriCloud

CapeFarmMapper (CFM 2.6.10)

Crop climate suitability mapping app

International Soil Moisture Network 

Agricultural Model Inter-comparison and Improvement Project (AGMIP)

FITEVAL is a program for objective assessment of model goodness-of-fit with statistical significance