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Digital data source: Demographic Health Survey Points: West Africa Spatial Analysis Prototype (WASAP) dataset, 1995. Accessibility: Road Network digitized from IGN maps, surfaces produced by Uwe Deichmann, 1997.
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Child Mortality and Accessibility Index (Burkina Faso and Mali)
Emmanuelle Bournay, Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Burkina Faso and Mali have among the highest rates of child mortality in West Africa and the world. This map shows the decrease in child mortality when the levels of access to markets and infrastructure based on road quality and town size increase.