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Welcome to this research guide on the Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa. I am Robyn Reid, the librarian for geography topics. In this research guide, you will find recommendations on where to look for resources about this topic.
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Pan-African, non-partisan research network that conducts public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, economic conditions, and related issues in more than 35 countries in Africa.
USAID Country Data
Explore a country's performance on a variety of sectors and visualize country performance against different comparator groups.
Provides easy access to the largest repository of standardized and structured statistical data. The Data-Planet repository contains more than 25 billion data points from more than 70 source organizations.
Multidisciplinary statistics database containing 1.5 million statistics, facts and market data with coverage on more than 80,000 topics. Includes industry, company and consumer information, with about 50% of the data from U.S. sources. The remaining information is global, with rich data for Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Statistics can be exported in multiple formats for re-use or additional analysis. Coverage dates: 2008 - present.