HarvestChoice Data Services (v3.0)

Tool Type: Interactive data query
Publication Date: April, 2014

HarvestChoice Data Services currently provide methods to describe, query, aggregate, and plot over 700 layers of spatially-explicit data for sub-Saharan Africa. These layers are available at a fine-grained spatial resolution of 5 arc-minute (10km x 10km) for the entire sub-continent. They can be aggregated and retrieved in a variety of formats (ESRI ASCII, geoTiff, geoJSON, CSV, Stata, RData).

HarvestChoice Data API (Beta)

Tool Type: Interactive data query
Publication Date: March, 2014

The API provides a number of methods to describe, query and aggregate over seven hundred layers of spatially-explicit data for sub-Saharan Africa based on fine-resolution spatial layers (10km x 10km grid).

AgriTech Toolbox

AgriTech Toolbox

Tool Type: Interactive map query
Publication Date: February, 2014

The AgriTech Toolbox enables researchers and policymakers to examine how alternative agricultural practices and technologies can impact farm yields, food prices, natural resource use, hunger, malnutrition, land use and global trade in 2050, when climate change impacts may be severe.

Geospatial Targeting - Mozambique

Geospatial Targeting - Mozambique

Tool Type: Interactive data query
Publication Date: December, 2013

Every technology comes with a suite of requirements dictating where it performs best (e.g., temperature, rainfall, elevation, slope, market accessibility, and linkage to other socioeconomic factors such as household income, gender, and education). By overlaying grid-based geospatial data layers, this tool helps users select refined areas in the target country/region that meet the user-defined criteria and thus have more potential for scalable impact.

Geospatial Targeting - Malawi

Geospatial Targeting - Malawi

Tool Type: Interactive data query
Publication Date: December, 2013

Every technology comes with a suite of requirements dictating where it performs best (e.g., temperature, rainfall, elevation, slope, market accessibility, and linkage to other socioeconomic factors such as household income, gender, and education). By overlaying grid-based geospatial data layers, this tool helps users select refined areas in the target country/region that meet the user-defined criteria and thus have more potential for scalable impact.

Commodity Priority Setting Tool

Commodity Priority Setting Tool for Mozambique

Tool Type: Other
Publication Date: October, 2013

The Commodity Priority Setting tool was developed to help users identify country-specific priority commodities in terms of economic impact, importance to the poor, nutritional values, impacts on natural resources, and attractiveness to the private sector

TABLR

Tabulate HarvestChoice Indicators: TABLR

Tool Type: Interactive data query
Publication Date: May, 2013

HarvestChoice Tablr is an interactive data query tool similar to FAOSTAT and to the World Bank on-line table-generators. Tablr provides direct access to over 300 biophysical and socio-economic indicators for sub-Saharan Africa categorized by theme.

Maize Yield Gap Ratio Quadrant by Country

Maize Yield Gap Quadrant Analysis

Tool Type: Interactive data query
Publication Date: May, 2013

Tableau Viz to interactively show the data used in the "Minding the Yield Gap in Africa: A Country-Level Analysis" blog post published on May 23, 2013. In this analysis, maize actual and rainfed potential yields at the pixel level (~100 km2) were normalized across sub-Saharan Africa and aggregated by country.

MAPPR

Visualize HarvestChoice Indicators: MAPPR

Tool Type: Interactive map query
Publication Date: February, 2012

MAPPR provides easy access to over 300 layers of spatially-explicit data for sub-Saharan Africa. Use MAPPR to “drill through” and extract information from fine-resolution data layers (each layer holds ~300,000 10km x 10km grid cells covering the sub-Saharan African region).

Commodity Dashboard

Tool Type: Interactive data query
Publication Date: January, 2012

HarvestChoice Commodity Dashboard provides a one-page view of national time-series and sub-national statistics for 21 commodity groups.

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