HarvestChoice 2000 Urban Population (persons) Data

Short Name: 
HarvestChoice 2000 Urban Population 

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.

Urban population calculated as difference between total population and rural population (at year 2000) (aggregation type: SUM).

Visit http://labs.harvestchoice.org/readme_population/ for additional documentation.

Source / Citation: 
Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University; International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); The World Bank; and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT). 2004. 
First released on: 
1 Jan, 2000 
Last version on: 
1 Jan, 2004 
Use Policy: 
Free to use, modify and distribute with due credits and citation. 
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Data available for download in CSV format. Spatial data layer may be explored using MAPPR and downloaded in geoTIFF and ASCII raster formats.