Publishing Details

Tool Type: 
Interactive data query
Publication Year: 
Years Covered: 
Funding Agency: 
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Funding Agency: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Primary Contact: 
Jawoo Koo
Lowest Geographic Unit: 
5 arc-minute gridcell


Select indicators within the Farming Systems category (Harvested Area, Production, Value of Production, Yield) to display them on the map. Choose among the Spatial Analysis tools to summarize the selected indicators by point, custom area, geographic domain or marketshed.

SPAM: Data organized in a 5-arc minute grid, each gridcell is about about 10km x 10km.


HarvestChoice, 2014. "Crop Production: SPAM." International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC., and University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Available online at

Additional Attributes

Data Sources/Credits:

You, L., U. Wood-Sichra, S. Fritz, Z. Guo, L. See, and J. Koo. 2014. Spatial Production Allocation Model (SPAM) 2005 Beta Version.

Keywords: Crop Area, Crop Models, Crop Production, Crop Yields, DROPPR, Models, Spatial Analysis, Spatial Production Allocation Model (SPAM)
Geographic Coverage: Angola, Benin, Burundi, West Africa, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo DR, Lesotho, Cape Verde, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Malawi, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Mozambique, Gabon, Madagascar, Namibia, Gambia, Reunion, Rwanda, South Africa, Ghana, Seychelles, Swaziland, Guinea, Zambia, Guinea-Bissau, Somalia, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Tanzania, Liberia, Uganda, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Format/Platform: ArcGIS