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Open data on African social networks at the micro level

I'm looking for open data on household social networks at the micro level in Africa. Preferably I'd like to get piece together a dataset that has networks of households within villages dispersed all ...
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Coordinates of villages in The Gambia/Senegal

I am looking for sources of geo-referenced data on villages and cities (or all other things there are) in The Gambia (and Senegal if available). One issue with geocoding in rural West Africa is the ...
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Seeking globally available road data for medium-scaled maps (1:200.000)

I am seeking open data of roads for medium scaled maps (1:200.000, 1:500.000 up to 1:1.000.000). For the whole world, at least Indonesia and Africa. I know I could use OSM streets and somehow ...
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Where can I find data on African higher education institutions?

I am looking for data on higher education in any African countries (the more, the merrier) for a Data Science project I am working on. This data set can include: Graduation rates Employment after ...
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Data on radio station tower locations in Africa

Hey I am wondering if it exists somewhere a public access dataset or map of radio tower location for African countries. I am interested in towers transmitting signals in AM/FM waves for radio stations....
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Data on forest cover (land use) in The Gambia from 2010 or more recent

I am looking for a data set on forest cover in The Gambia that meets the following conditions: a high enough resolution (e.g. 30x30m) a data set (i.e. classified satellite imagery data) on forest ...
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Rainfall, climate change data

I'm looking for annual (or monthly) rainfall data over time and by country (specifically, for sub-Saharan African countries). I've been able to find data up to the year 2000. I know there has got to ...
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Spatial Wind Direction/Speed Data

Does anybody know of a source for wind data ~04 - 14 for E. Africa or a larger area. I have looked at a number of sources but have not found anything for these consecutive years.
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Data on ethnicity of African names

Is there any data that lists the first/last name along with the dominant ethnicity associated with the name? I'm mostly interested in Africa.
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Where Can I find Data on African Startups?

AngelList data is very outdated. I want to create a CrunchBase-like database of African Startups. Things like this would help: - Size - Location (City, Country) - Website - Funding - Social ...
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Orthophoto Rwanda Free Download?

I'm looking for Image datas for East Africa. Specifically for Rwanda. Does anyone know if such data are available at all free? My target is to digitize roads and buildings with the help of image datas....
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Where can I find earthquake resistant school design?

I am looking for earthquake resistant designs for school construction in Africa. Ideally, including blueprints.
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Free Archive of Africa weather data

Is there any archive for Africa weather station data? What i know exists is the GHCN database and other gridded sources.
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Combined DHS and MICS survey results

Is there any data set that has already merged the DHS survey data from a given DHS phase? Preferably geo-referenced at the survey cluster level. I'm particularly interested in Africa.
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Open datasets for affiliation networks between African farmers?

I'm looking for any other datasets and open access pubs on affiliation/bipartite networks using survey data from farmers/community members in rural Africa.
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Where can I get vector datasets for Nasarawa state in Nigeria?

I would be happy to be pointed to the right direction where I can access vector data for Nasarawa state in Nigeria?
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Data on alcohol usage, addictions, disease in Africa

Im looking for an open data set on various alcohol usage statistics for Africa. Preferably the data would be at a subnational/regional or even micro level, such as from surveys. I haven't seen ...
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Annual Mean temperature of Africa countries for past 50 years? [duplicate]

I'am trying to find annual mean temperature data for all countries in Africa for past 50 years. The data should not be mean of the entire 20 years, but should be yearly mean. Can somebody please ...
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Zimbabwe Satelitte Imagery

I need a high resolution map of an area in Zimbabwe; Google maps just isn't doing it good enough for me. Specifically, I'm seeking 5 areas all within 1 farm. The coordinates are -17.607872, 30....
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Facebook data Africa

say I want all users along with their friend lists across all of Africa. The user data needs to be georeferenced. Is this possible to obtain?
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GIS Data: French Colonial Cercles

Cercles and districts were administrative units in French colonial Africa. I am looking for GIS data on their boundaries. Hints on where to find adequate digitizable historic maps on those ...
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Shapefile or map of Mozambique localidades (localities) administrative boundaries

I am trying to find a shapefile for Mozambique's Level 4 administrative boundaries. These units are known as localidades, or localities, and there are over 1,000 of them. I've tried all the usual ...
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Data on the number of cats and dogs kept as pets in Asia and Africa

I am looking for data regarding dogs and cats kept as pets in Africa and Asia.
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Theewaterskloof Dam Bathymetry

I am trying to find bathymetry for Theewaterskloof Dam, South Africa, in GIS format. Almost any resolution will do. Bathymetry latest before 2000 at least or the latest one is also good. Where can I ...
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Social trust/faith in political system datasets for Africa pre-2000?

I am looking for data that covers social trust/trust in elected officials/political system/etc. data for Africa pre-2000. Afrobarometer/WVS have good coverage until around 1999 though do not have the ...
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I am looking for data on temperature by country

I would like to performed a spatiotemporal study on COVID-19 in Africa. I would like to study the impact of temperature on COVID-19, but I don't know if there are temperature data for African ...
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Tanzania Life Table

I am doing a survey on Life Tables of several countries and I can't seem to find that of Tanzania for all ages (not in ranges like it is in WHO website) . Does anyone know where it can be obtained?
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Where can I find Open Data on Nigeria's Annual Budget?

I need a resource or information on where/how I can get access to Nigeria's Annual Budget
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Landsat 5 missing archives in Africa

I am trying to download Landsat 5 tile on USGS explorer from the Landsat Collection 1 and Landsat Collection 2 dataset in order to do temporal analysis. However, in Africa, I can only retrieve a few ...
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South Africa inland lakes bathymetry/depth contours

Someone was able to find information or a database on bathymetry/contour lines for inland lakes in South Africa?
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List of proposed census years in Africa

Is there a list of proposed census implementations for countries in Africa? I see that Kenya has one coming up next year. I haven't found much by searching for other countries by name.