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Travel time to markets in Africa South of the Sahara

Reliable market accessibility data is critical to develop agricultural policies and investment plans for ensuring smallholder farmers’ market participation and their profitable farming, yet this data is less frequently updated. Most of publicly…


Rapid yield gap assessment: African Development Bank's priority commodities

Yield gap of nine priority commodities of the African Development Bank was assessed and aggregated at two levels across the Africa continent: agro-ecological zones and agro-ecological zones by country. In this rapid assessment, the yield gap was…


HCID: Global grid cell identification system at multiple spatial resolutions

HCID is a global grid identification system offering users to refer the location and boundary of a grid cell, available at multiple spatial resolutions, using a single integer number. Instead of using the coordinates (latitude and longitude) of two…


Five-year yield growth rates of major crops in the CGIAR CRP II priority countries

Yield growth rate (%) of major crop commodities in CGIAR CRP II priority countries were computed using the FAOSTAT-retrieved national crop production statistics data for five most recent years (2009-2013 in most countries; where available, 2014 data…


Sub-national poverty statistics in the CGIAR CRP II priority countries

This dataset contains estimates of the poor and extreme poor rural population within each region (administrative level 1) of the CRPs countries. The poverty lines are defined using the thresholds of 3.10$/day and 1.90$/day respectively, expressed in…

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Determinants of entrepreneurial behaviour in FATA Pakistan

This research investigates determinants of entrepreneurial behaviour in one of the most impoverished areas of Paki-stan, the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). Unlike the developed world, the scenario in emerging econo-mies is quite…