Atlas of African agriculture research and development: Revealing agriculture's place in Africa

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Sebastian, Kate
Intl Food Policy Res Inst, Jun 30, 2014 - Social Science - 109 pages

The Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development is a multifaceted resource that high­lights the ubiquitous nature of smallholder agriculture in Africa; the many factors shaping the location, nature, and performance of agricultural enterprises; and the strong interde­pendencies among farming, natural resource stocks and flows, rural infrastructure, and the well-being of the poor.


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Kate Sebastian ( is a consultant with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, and the project manager of the eAtlas initiative. She has worked in the field of geographic information systems and agriculture research for a number of organizations including IFPRI, the US Agency for International Development, the World Bank, the HarvestChoice team, and the CGIAR Consortium. Her focus is on mapping and spatial analyses of data related to agricultural land use, poverty, and food security.

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