HarvestChoice CELL5M-SSA is an on-line database of over 750 biophysical and socio-economic indicators for Africa south of the Sahara. This database was created as the central core to a decision-support system for policy analysts, development practitioners, and researchers to explore the spatial relationships at the nexus of our climate, the environment, agriculture, nutrition, health, and poverty. All indicators are currently geo-referenced to a spatial resolution of 5 arc-minute (equivalent to around 10 km2 at the Equateur).
Several options are available to retrieve subsets of HarvestChoice indicators.
Other data retrieval and data visualization options are listed below.
An option to interactively explore and summarize HarvestChoice data layers is to use HarvestChoice MAPPR on-line platform. Individual indicators may be mapped and summarized across pre-defined spatial domains or across user-selected geographies. MAPPR also provides advanced query tools for marketshed analyses.
Another tool for quick data summaries is HarvestChoice TABLR. This is an on-line report generator to quickly retrieve and export subsets of CELL5M-SSA. Best for users who do not need to visualize results on a map.
HarvestChoice Data Catalog
For more information about the International Food Policy Resaearch Institute (IFPRI) and HarvestChoice Program, and to explore individual data layers, visit HarvestChoice website.
Please cite and reference:
HarvestChoice; International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); University of Minnesota, 2016, “CELL5M: A Multidisciplinary Geospatial Database for Africa South of the Sahara”, http://dx.doi.org/10.7910/DVN/G4TBLF, Harvard Dataverse.