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GIS Resources: Kenya

  • AFRICOVER: FAO
  • IGAD Livestock Policy Initiative - Data Portal
  • ILRI
  • ISRIC – World Soil Information
  • WRI http://www.wri.org/publication/content/9291
    • Population and poverty
      • Average inequality of per capita expenditures in Kenya (also known as the GINI Index) by Constituency in 1999. ke_gini_constituency
      • Population density, or the number of people per square kilometer, of Kenya
        • 1989. ke_popd89lmb
        • 1999. ke_popd99lmb
      • Poverty rate, poverty gap, poverty density and the percentage of poor housing at Location level in Kenya in 1999. ke_poverty1999-cbs_location
      • Poverty rate, poverty gap, poverty density and amount of Kenyan Shillings (per month per square kilometer) to close the poverty gap for Constituencies in eastern Kenya in 1999. ke_poverty_eastern-constit
      • Minimum amount of Kenyan Shillings needed per square kilometer per month to close the poverty gap at Location level in Kenya in 1999. ke_poverty_theoretical-investment
    • Agriculture
      • Areas of cropland in Kenya. ke_agriculture
      • Average number of crops grown in croplands of central and western Kenya in 1997. ke_crops_diversity
      • Food crops as a percentage of all cropland in central and western Kenya in 1997. ke_crops_foodshare
      • Percent of land under cultivation in Kenya. ke_crops_intensity
      • Large-scale irrigation in Kenya. ke_crops_irrig
      • Size of agricultural fields in Kenya. ke_crops_size
      • Livestock density in Kenya's rangelands from 1994 to 1996. ke_livestock_1990
      • Milk production per square kilometer in central and western Kenya in 1997. ke_milk-production
      • Milk surplus and deficit in central and western Kenya in 1997. ke_milk-surplus-deficit
      • Pineapple plantations in Kenya. ke_pineapple_plantations
      • Tree plantations in Kenya. ke_tree-plantations
      • Percent woodlots in sampled cropland in central and western Kenya in 1997. ke_woodlots-in-cropland
    • Land cover and land form
      • Bare areas (areas naturally devoid of vegetation) in Kenya. ke_bareareas
      • Coral reefs on the eastern coast of Kenya. ke_coral_reefs
      • Floodplains and valley bottoms in Kenya. ke_floodplains
      • Forest types in Kenya. ke_forests
      • Mangroves on the eastern coast of Kenya as polygons. ke_mangroves
      • Mangroves on the eastern coast of Kenya as lines. ke_mangroves_undp-line
      • Percent treecover in Kenya. ke_modis
      • Areas of savanna and grassland in Kenya. ke_rangeland
      • Sand beaches in Kenya. ke_sand_beaches
      • Urban areas in Kenya. ke_urban
      • Wetlands areas in Kenya. ke_wetlands
    • Base data District
      • administrative boundaries in Kenya. ke_district_boundaries
      • Permanent and non-permanent rivers in Kenya. ke_major-rivers
      • Major airfields in Kenya. ke_key-airfields
      • Major roads in Kenya. ke_major-roads
      • Major towns in Kenya. ke_major-towns
      • Protected areas in Kenya. ke_protected-areas
      • Waterbodies in Kenya. ke_waterbodies
    • Elevation
      • Kenya's digital elevation model at 250-meter resolution. dem_250m
      • Kenya's shaded relief surface at 90-meter resolution. hillshd_90m
      • Kenya's shaded relief surface at 250-meter resolution. hillshd_250m
      • Kenya's digital elevation model at 90-meter resolution. ke_srtm
    • Rainfall
      • Average annual rainfall in Kenya. ke_totann
      • World's average monthly rainfall in February. prec_2
      • World's average monthly rainfall
        • April. prec_4
        • July. prec_7
        • November. prec_11
    • Biodiversity and wildlife
      • Dugong sites and dolphin schools on the eastern coast of Kenya. ke_dugong-dolphin-sites
      • Endemic Bird Areas (EBAs) in Kenya. ke_eba
      • Number of observed Grevy's zebra from 1977 to 1978 in Kenya. ke_grevys_1970s
      • Number of observed Grevy's zebra from 1994 to 1996 in Kenya. ke_grevys_1990s
      • Potential range of Grevy's zebra in Kenya. ke_grevys_range
      • Important Bird Areas (IBAs) and their status in Kenya in 2003-2004. ke_iba-status
      • Predicted mammal diversity, or the total number of mammal species, in Kenya. ke_mammals
      • Spatial distribution of buffalo numbers observed from low-altitude flights in Kenya from 1994 to 1996. ke_numbers_buffalo
      • Spatial distribution of elephant numbers observed from low-altitude flights in Kenya from 1994 to 1996. ke_numbers_elephant
      • Spatial distribution of giraffe numbers observed from low-altitude flights in Kenya from 1994 to 1996. ke_numbers_giraffe
      • Spatial distribution of wildebeest numbers observed from low-altitude flights in Kenya from 1994 to 1996. ke_numbers_wildebeest
      • Number of wildebeest observed in 1977-78 and 1994-96 in the Athi-Kapiti Plains, Kenya. ke_numbers_wildebeest_kitengela
      • Spatial distribution of zebra numbers observed from low-altitude flights in Kenya from 1994 to 1996. ke_numbers_zebra
      • Sable antelope sites on the eastern coast of Kenya. ke_sable_antelope_sites
      • Turtle nesting and breeding sites on the eastern coast of Kenya. ke_turtle_breeding_site
      • Change in wildlife density in Kenya's rangelands between 1977-78 and 1994-96. ke_wildlife_1970-90
      • Wildlife density in Kenya's rangelands from 1977 to 1978. ke_wildlife_1970
      • Wildlife density in Kenya 's rangelands from 1994 to 1996. ke_wildlife_1990
    • Tourism
      • Capacity, or number of beds, for major tourist hotels on the eastern coast of Kenya. ke_hotel-beds_coast
      • Tourist accommodations in Kenya. ke_hotels-lodges-campsites
    • Water, irrigation, and hydropower
      • Large hydropower dams in Kenya. ke_hydropower-dams
      • Micro-hydropower sites in Kenya. ke_micro-hydro
      • Proposed micro-hydropower sites in Kenya. ke_micro-hydro_proposed
      • Water supplies serving Mombasa, Kenya. ke_mombasa_dams
      • Water supplies serving Nairobi, Kenya. ke_nairobi-dams
      • Large-scale irrigation schemes in Kenya. ke_proposed-irrigation
      • Existing small-scale irrigation and drainage points in Kenya. ke_small-scale_irrigation
      • Annual projected water balance by subdrainage area in Kenya for 2000 and 2010. ke_water-balance
      • River basins and sub-basins (catchments and sub-catchments) in Kenya. ke_water_basins
      • Livestock Average water consumption of livestock and wildlife by sub-basin in Kenya from 1994 to 1996. ke_water-consumption_wildlife-
    • Other data
      • Distance to water points (boreholes, etc) in northern Kenya. dist_water
      • Annual growth of biomass outside of croplands and the theoretically harvestable biomass yield outside of croplands in Kenya. ke_biomass_totalsqkm
      • Sources of wood for charcoal in selected administrative Districts of Kenya in 2004. ke_charcoal-sources
      • Market centers in western Kenya. ke_market_center