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Digital data source: Demographic Health Survey Points: West Africa Spatial Analysis Prototype (WASAP) dataset, 1995. Land degradation: Global Assessment of Soil Degradation (GLASOW),
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Child Mortality and Land Degradation
Emmanuelle Bournay, Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
This map shows the correlation between the types of level of land degredation and child mortality. In West Africa there are a higher percentage of child mortality around areas that have higher levels of land degradation.