Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Food Security III
> Administrative Boundaries
Global Administrative Unit Layers (GAUL)
maps are available through FAO.
High quality country, province, district and some times lower level shapefiles. You can download them from the above URL or from the FSG website at:
There are two other levels of files found on this site, but they seem to be mostly just lines of country boundaries.
Here is a link to a technical document on this service
GADM database of Global Administrative Areas
: shapefiles for EAs, villages, districts and regions. Available at: