Soil Aluminum Toxicity (percent of area)
HarvestChoice/International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Percentage of area with soil aluminum toxicity. (aggregation type: WGHTD)
Data Sources & Credits
Sanchez, P.A., Palm, C.A., Buol, S.W. 2003. Fertility capability soil classification system: A tool to assess soil quality in the tropics. Geoderma 114:157-185.
Inland white colored areas other than water bodies indicate where no soil data is available, including primarily rocks and salts.
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