Research Highlights

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The Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development presents a broad range of geospatial data that relate to strategic agriculture policy, investment, and planning issues.

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.

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

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

This tool visualizes the long-term (1960-2014) gridded monthly precipitation, near-surface temperature, and Palmer Drought Severity Index time series for sub-Saharan Africa summarized across districts.

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.

We clarify the terminology surrounding yield gaps, show that closing yield gaps is not necessarily economic, and conclude that food security will be better served by policies that directly enhance the productive capacity of agriculture to supply affordable food efficiently and sustainably.

Median travel time to human settlement of 50,000 or greater population.

AJARE Oct 2014 Cover

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

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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!