Cropland - Mean Area (ha, 2005)
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Publishing Details

Dataset Type: 
Spatial Dataset
Unit: 
ha
Publication Date: 
April, 2015
Publisher: 
HarvestChoice/International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Years Covered: 
2005
Version: 
SChEF r2.5
Contact: 
Zhe Guo

Abstract

Cropland area derived from 1 km global IIASA-IFPRI cropland percentage map for the baseline year 2005 that integrates a number of individual cropland maps at global to regional to national scales.

Data Sources & Credits

Fritz, Steffen et. al. (2015) "Mapping Global Cropland and Field Size", Global Change Biology, January 2015. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12838

Citation

HarvestChoice, 2015. "Cropland - Mean Area (ha, 2005)." International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC., and University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Available online at http://harvestchoice.org/data/cpland_mean_ha.

Additional Attributes

Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Format/Platform: CSV and raster (GeoTIFF and ESRI ASCII Grid)
Keywords: Cropland, Land Use