HarvestChoice Average Growing Period (days) Data

Short Name: 
HarvestChoice Average Growing Period 

HarvestChoice is a research initiative which generates information to help guide strategic investments in agriculture aimed at improving the well‐being of poor people in Sub-Saharan Africa through more productive and profitable farming. The initiative is coordinated by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the University of Minnesota and is supported by a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Average length of growing period in days (1960-1995). (aggregation type: AVG)



Source / Citation: 
IIASA/FAO, 2010. Global Agro-ecological Zones (GAEZ v3.0). IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria and FAO, Rome, Italy 
First released on: 
1 Sep, 2011 
Last version on: 
1 Sep, 2011 
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