“Data Africa is an open data platform designed to provide information on key themes for research and development such as: agriculture, climate, poverty and child health across Sub-Saharan Africa at the sub-national level. The main goal of the online tool is to present the themes to a wide, even non-technical audience through easily accessible visual narratives.
In its first stage, the platform is focused on national and sub-national level data for 13 countries:
- Burkina Faso
Over time, we anticipate expanding the coverage of the platform with additional countries and increasing the amount of data available through the platform….
The data contained in the online tool draws from a variety of sources, including:
- Agricultural DataIFPRI’s CELL5M Database
- Climate DataUniversity of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit
- Health DataDHS Program
- Poverty DataWorld Bank’s PovcalNet…(More)”