This selection of analytical tools allows you to interact with detailed maps and statistics. All tools are relevant to all African countries, and some have a global dimension.
World Population Density Map (2023) search

An interactive map showing data from the Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) 2023 produced by the European Commission Joint Research Center

Conservation Analyst search

The conservation analyst is a web-based tool that integrates and weighs multiple criteria for spatial conservation planning allowing for the identification and selection of unprotected land areas presenting high values in terms of biodiversity and key ecosystem services.

Carbon stocks of individual trees in African drylands search

The distribution of dryland trees and their density, cover, size, mass and carbon content are not well known at sub-continental to continental scales. This information is important for ecological protection, carbon accounting, climate mitigation and restoration efforts of dryland ecosystems

IPC Mapping Tool search

The IPC Mapping Tool is an enhanced interactive interface that shows a map of all the countries the IPC works in and allows you to download population data.

Africa COVID-19 vaccine dashboard search

Africa COVID-19 vaccinedashboard

Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) search

The Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) are sites that contribute significantly to the global persistence of biodiversity in terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments.

Wildfire Information System search

The Wildfire Information System application aims at providing a synoptic view of wildfire trends, seasonality and spatial arrangement of fires and burnt areas per country and sub-country level, for all countries globally.

Armed Conflicts search

Dashboard design by Amy Wootton - Esri South Africa. The Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED) is a publicly available conflict event dataset designed for disaggregated conflict analysis and crisis mapping.

Clean Energy Access Tool search

The Clean Energy Access (CEA) is an analytical tool developed to provide geospatial context to electricity access in Africa, and specifically to factors that influence the deployment of decentralised renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa.

eConservation search

eConservation provides critical information on funding from public donors worldwide to support biodiversity conservation. The aim is to better understand who is funding what and where, with a view to improve decision-making on biodiversity conservation.

Africa Freshwater Ecosystems Explorer search

Africa Freshwater Ecosystems Explorer

Africa COVID-19 Dashboard search

Africa COVID-19 Dashboard

Solar Energy in Africa search

Renewable Energy, New renewable generation capacity, CO2 reduction in Africa