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Cropland extent

By detecting areas where agricultural production deficits might occur, it is possible to prevent food security crises and anticipate response planning. To do this, we need accurate and reliable information on agricultural land cover. This layer shows the extent of cropland in Africa. Each pixel represents the fraction of the area covered by cropland (i.e. the percentage of the pixel with crops).

A. Pérez-Hoyos, A. Udías, F. Rembold, Integrating multiple land cover maps through a multi-criteria analysis to improve agricultural monitoring in Africa, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 88, 2020, 102064, ISSN 0303-2434,



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