Livestock Density (LU/sq. km) (2005)
HarvestChoice/International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Density of livestock per cell measured as livestock units (LU) in cell divided per total size of grid cell divided by 100 (in 2005) (aggregation type: WGHTD)
Data Sources & Credits
HarvestChoice, 2011. "Livestock Density (LU/sq. km) (2005)." International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC., and University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Available online at http://harvestchoice.org/node/4978.
Lowest Geographic Unit: sub-Saharan Africa
Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Format/Platform: Data available for download in CSV format. Spatial data layer may be explored using MAPPR and downloaded in geoTIFF and ASCII raster formats.
Funding Agency: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation