• 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...

  • 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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  • 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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  • Featured Aqueduct Global Flood Risk Maps

    For the current scenario, we used hydrological data from 1960 through 1999 for generating flood inundations for 9 return periods, from 2-year flood to 1000-year flood, and 2010 GDP, population, and land use data for assessing flood impacts. For future projections, we used 5 GCMs (Global Climate...

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  • Uganda Rural Poverty Data 2005

    The poverty indicators produced by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) are based on household consumption expenditures, including both food and a range of nonfood items such as education, transport, health, and rent. Households are defined as poor when their total expenditures fall below...

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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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  • NWIS 1997 Data (Uganda)

    Some data were used in maps 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 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...

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  • Uganda Safe Water Coverage

    Rural safe water coverage as defined by the Directorate of Water Development, Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda. Data used in maps 3, 4, 5, 6 of ""Mapping a Healthier Future: How Spatial Analysis Can Guide Pro-Poor Water and Sanitation Planning in Uganda."" from Health Planning...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Featured Dataset of Electric School Bus Adoption in the United States

    Transitioning to electric school buses (ESBs) from traditional diesel-powered school buses can reduce students’ exposure to air pollution and decrease greenhouse gas emissions. School districts and private fleet operators around the United States are adopting electric school buses with increasing...

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  • 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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  • Wetlands in Kenya

    This data was used in selected maps 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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  • Locations of sand beaches in Kenya

    This data was used in Map 6.4 and Map 6.5 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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  • 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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  • Forest Types in Kenya, 2000

    This data was used in Map 1.3 and Map 7.1 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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