Research Highlights

Through open access global and household datasets, pseudo-panels, spatial data analytics and communities of practice, data are increasingly available to support investment portfolios designed to enhance the resilience of vulnerable populations in the Horn of Africa.

HarvestChoice Mappr mentioned among 9 datasets to improve your ICTforAg programs.

Cover Atlas of African Ag

Years of weathering have leached nutrients away from many soils in the cropped areas of Africa south of the Sahara (SSA).

This technical note describes the methods and data sources used to generate the results reported in: Pardey et al. (2013).

We estimate global wheat losses over the past 50 years absent investments in research to limit impacts of stem rust and discuss how this can inform decisions about “right-sizing” research investments.

Soil organic carbon content (fine earth fraction) at 15-30cm depth.

This tool helps users to identify specific sites within the SAGCOT (Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania) area where new irrigation investments should target at 10 km spatial resolution.

AJARE Oct 2014 Cover

The notion that global agricultural output needs to double by 2050 is oft repeated.

The purpose of this series of country briefs is to provide a comprehensive and standardized view of agricultural characteristics, integrat- ed with socio-economic variables across countries.

Model-estimated yield variability of rainfed maize with high input for 1981-2010 (30-year period). Values are for 5 arc-minute grid cells.

Data Releases

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Features

MAPPR provides easy access to over 750 layers of high-resolution spatial data for sub-Saharan Africa. Designed for policy makers and investors as well as researchers in agricultural development. Users control the where and what so click to get MAPPRing!

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