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Digital data source: Demographic Health Survey Points: West Africa Spatial Analysis Prototype (WASAP) dataset, 1995. Agroclimatic zones: Data Exploration Tool CD-Rom, Corbett, 1996.
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Children Stunted and Agroclimatic Zones
Emmanuelle Bournay, Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Malnutrition in West Africa is a major concern. This map shows the levels of stunted growth in children in comparison to the type of agroclimate. The more arid the zone the higher the growth in children is stunted.