• Featured Rights to Resources

    The data included in this spreadsheet were downloaded from the World Resource Institute's Rights to Resources interactive map. The Rights to Resources interactive map presents the results of a legal review of national laws in sub-Saharan Africa in their treatment of local-use rights to natural...

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  • Savannah and grassland in Kenya

    This data was used in Map 1.3 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being. Original data are downloadable at www.africover.org.

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  • Uganda Wetlands Extent and Types 1996

    Data used in map 2 of "Mapping a Better Future: How Spatial Analysis Can Benefit Wetlands and Reduce Poverty in Uganda." from Wetlands Management Department, Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda; Uganda Bureau of Statistics; International Livestock Research Institute; and World Resources...

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  • Floodplains and valley bottoms in Kenya

    This data was used in Map 3.14 and Map 3.15 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being. Original data are downloadable at www.africover.org.

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  • Land Use in Selected Indian Cities

    The dataset comprises eleven series of land use/land cover (LULC) maps, each corresponding to one city in India—Ahmedabad, Belgaum, Hindupur, Hyderabad, Jalna, Kanpur, Parbhani, Pune, Singrauli, Sitapur, or Vijayawada—and containing one map per year for 2015–2018. Every map contains several...

  • Percent of Land under Cultivation in Kenya

    Used in Map 5.4 of Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being.Original data are downloadable at www.africover.org.

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  • Percentage Food Crops in Central and Western Kenya

    World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) and Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing (DRSRS), Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. 2001. GIS Database of Land Use and Land Cover for Kenya's Medium to High Potential Districts. DRSRS interpretation of 5,747 aerial photographs from...

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  • Average number of crops grown in croplands of central and western Kenya, 1997

    World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) and Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing (DRSRS), Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. 2001. GIS Database of Land Use and Land Cover for Kenya's Medium to High Potential Districts. DRSRS interpretation of 5,747 aerial photographs from...

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  • Average water consumption of livestock and wildlife by sub-basin in Kenya, 19...

    WRI/ILRI calculation based on animal data from DRSRS 2003; Grunblatt et al. 1995, 1996; and daily water requirements for selected species from MoWD and JICA 1992, Peden at al. 2003, 2004. This data was used in Map 3.13 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being.

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  • WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities’ Water and Sanitation 15-City Study

    To address the absence of comparable city-level water data, this dataset compiles data from 15 global South cities located in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Latin America and among the regions that are the focus of the World Resources Report (WRR) "Towards a More Equal City". The 15 cities...

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  • Annual Growth of Biomass and Theoretically Harvestable Biomass Yield outside ...

    This data was used in Map 7.6 and Map 7.7 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being. Values of zero for both fields pertain to croplands and urban areas, and should be displayed as ""not applicable."" Note: All areas classified as 'natural and semi-natural' in...

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  • Percent woodlots in sampled cropland in Kenya

    This data was used in Map 7.3 in Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being. These data combine detailed crop information from 5,747 aerial photos for a growing season in 1997, each providing a sample point of detailed crop information. These samples were averaged...

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  • Percent Treecover in Kenya

    The Vegetation Continuous Fields (VCF) collection contains proportional estimates for vegetative cover types: woody vegetation, herbaceous vegetation, and bare ground. The product is derived from all seven bands of the MODerate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor onboard NASA's...

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  • Climate Vulnerable Forum Mapping of Opportunities

    This data maps opportunities for Climate Vulnerable Forum countries to enhance their Nationally Determined Contribution by 2020.

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  • Theoretical Revenue from Papyrus Harvest

    The dataset results from WRI's calculation based on 1. NATIONAL FOREST AUTHORITY (NFA). 1996. Land Cover GIS Database. Kampala, Uganda: Government of Uganda. 2. KARANJA, F., L. EMERTON, J. MAFUMBO, AND W. KAKURU. 2001. Assessment of the Economic Value of Pallisa District Wetlands. Kampala,...

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  • Uganda Wetland Area Per Capita

    The dataset results from WRI's calculation based on: 1. NATIONAL FOREST AUTHORITY (NFA). 1996. Land Cover GIS Database. Kampala, Uganda: Government of Uganda, NFA. 2. UGANDA BUREAU OF STATISTICS (UBOS). 2002b. 2002 Uganda Population and Housing Census GIS Database. Kampala, Uganda:...

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  • Featured Aqueduct Global Maps 2.1 Data

    Awareness around the physical, regulatory, and reputational water risks to companies and their investors is on the rise and robust, comparable and comprehensive data is needed to help assess these water-related risks. In response to this demand, the World Resources Institute developed the...

  • Featured Archive fires for Indonesia

    The Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) delivers global MODIS-derived hotspots and fire locations. The active fire locations represent the center of a 1-kilometer pixel that is flagged by the MOD14/MYD14 Fire and Thermal Anomalies Algorithm as containing one or more fires...

  • Featured RSPO Palm Oil Mills

    Certification of sustainable palm oil production is handled through the palm oil mill and its supply base. The certification includes plantations managed by the mill and plantations managed by other suppliers, including smallholders. To have its oil mill certified, a palm oil producer must show a...

  • Urban areas in Kenya

    This data was used in Map 1.3 and in other maps throughout Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being. Original data are downloadable at www.africover.org.

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