Methodologies for Global Soil Mapping

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TitleMethodologies for Global Soil Mapping
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsMinasny, B., and A. B. McBratney
Series EditorBoettinger, J. L., D. W. Howell, A. C. Moore, A. E. Hartemink, and S. Kienast-Brown
Number of Pages429 - 436
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
ISBN Number978-90-481-8863-5

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.

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