HarvestChoice First-level Administrative Boundaries in Africa (GADM)

Short Name: 
HarvestChoice First-level Administrative Boundaries in Africa (GADM) 

HarvestChoice is a research initiative which generates information to help guide strategic investments in agriculture aimed at improving the well‐being of poor people in Sub-Saharan Africa through more productive and profitable farming. The initiative is coordinated by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the University of Minnesota and is supported by a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

This dataset includes first-level administrative boundaries in Africa. Data are obtained from the Database of Global Administrative Areas (GADM) 2008 (aggregation type: NONE).

Source / Citation: 
Database of Global Administrative Areas (GADM) 
First released on: 
1 Jan, 2008 
Last version on: 
1 Jan, 2008 
Use Policy: 
Free to use, modify and distribute with due credits and citation. 
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Data are available for download in CSV format. Spatial data layer may be explored using MAPPR and downloaded in geoTIFF and ASCII raster formats.