Spatial Metadata: Thematic Agriculture Aggregation of Uganda

Dataset identification
Title: Thematic Agriculture Aggregation of Sudan
Date: 2003-04-04
Author
Owner
  • Organisation:Survey and Mapping Department - Ministry of Lands, Housing and physical Planning
  • Contact name:Yafesi Okia
Data content of the dataset
Theme: landcover , environment , natural resources , agriculture , forest , rangeland , management
Abstract:This dataset is a thematic reaggregated 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: Uganda
Geographic extent
  • Bounding Box:
    North bound:
    4.22278
    South bound:
    -1.47611
    West bound:
    29.57430
    East bound:
    35.00970
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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