Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.1)

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TitleHarmonized World Soil Database (version 1.1)
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsFAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISS-CAS/JRC
Number of Pages43
PublisherFAO and IIASA
CityRome
URLhttp://www.iiasa.ac.at/Research/LUC/External-World-soil-database/HWSD_Documentation.pdf (419)

In November 2008, an $18 million grant has been obtained from the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to map most parts in Sub-Sahara Africa, and make all Sub-Saharan Africa data available. From this grant there are also funds for coordinating global efforts and for the establishment of a global consortium. Several institutions have assumed a leading role in this effort and have made substantial financial and in-kind contributions.

Our main donors: