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Low 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
Children Stunted and Land Degradation
Emmanuelle Bournay, Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Malnutrition in West Africa is a major concern as is environmental damage. This map shows the levels of stunted growth in children of West Africa in comparison to the level of land degradation. There does not seem to be a high correlation between the two.