This map shows livestock herding corridors in eastern Senegal. You can use this map to explore the features of the area and see where livestock corridors come into contact with agriculture. You may go directly to the map, log in if you have an account, or create an account if you would like to download data or print the map. If you have knowledge of a part of the area, you may ask for permission to add places to the map or change places that are already on the map when you create an account.
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The satellite images that form the base layer of this map were stitched together from many different sources. They were captured in various years, and at different times of the year. You may see images that show the land during the rainy season, and other images that show the land during the dry season. Sometimes the way the land looks in the images will change when you zoom in and out, and sometimes you may see two different images right next to each other that show the way the land looked at different times. The map does not show what the land looks like right now, and you should not rely on it to navigate or make judgements about how features shown on the map look today. For more technical information about this imagery layer, click here.
Administrative boundaries (Communes) are based on 2014 data from the Centre Suivi Ecologique. Villages and major roads were digitized from 1:200,000 Sénégal maps -- ND-28-XXIII,ND-28-XXIV,ND-28-XVII,ND-28-XVIII,ND-28-XI,and ND-28-XII (Direction des Travaux Géographiques et Cartographiques, 2005). All other data was collected from 2011-2014 by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Senegalese research assistants with funding provided by the Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade of the United States Agency for International Development under the terms of grant No. EEM-A-00-10-00001. This grant was managed by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change. Director of this mapping project is Professor Matthew Turner, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM). Contributors to the project include: John McPeak (Syracuse University), Erin Kitchell(UWM), Mame Astou Diagne(Sénégal), Mohammed Fodé Mandiang (Sénégal), Pathé Thiongane (Sénégal), Mamadou Thioube(Sénégal), Niwaeli Kimambo (UWM), Kramer Gillin(UWM),Emmanuel Urey (UWM) and Sarah Scott (UWM). Cartography and website design by Carl Sack(UWM). Translation services provided by Sarah Sommerkamp (UWM).
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