Spatial Metadata: Thematic Agriculture Aggregation of Rwanda

Dataset identification
Title: Thematic Agriculture Aggregation of Rwanda
Date: 2002-11-15
Author
Owner
  • Organisation:Ministere des Terres, de la Reinstallation et de la Protection de l'Environnement
  • Contact name:Eugene Rurangwa Burabyo
Data content of the dataset
Theme: landcover , environment , natural resources , agriculture , forest
Abstract:This dataset is a thematic aggregated version of the original national Africover landcover multipurpose database. It contains all cultivated land.
Purpose:The thematic agriculture aggregation dataset is part of the Multipurpose Africover Database for the Environmental Resources (MADE) which was produced by the Africover Project to establish a digital georeferenced database on land cover at a 1:200,000 scale (1:100,000 for small countries and specific areas), and a geographic referential for the whole of Africa.
Geographic area name: Rwanda
Geographic extent
  • Bounding Box:
    North bound:
    -1.05445
    South bound:
    -2.82549
    West bound:
    28.85440
    East bound:
    30.89330
Temporal extent:
Spatial data structure of the dataset
Spatial data type (Format): ESRI Shapefile
Spatial reference of the dataset
Geographic coordinate system: WGS 1984
Availability and distribution of the dataset
Organisation: FAO-UN
Distribution media: Online
Distribution format: ESRI Shapefile, Digital map (in vector or shapefile)
Contact person: John Latham

Note: This web page is only designed for a master's research experiment undertaken at the Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) at the University of Pretoria.
Spatial Metadata information displayed here has been adapted from the FAO Africover Geonework web portal.
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