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Reference


Methodology and Progress Reports
O. Rojas, A. Vrieling b, F. Rembold: Assessing drought probability for agricultural areas in Africa with coarse resolution remote sensing imagery
O. Rojas, Shukri Ahmed: Feasibility of using the FAO-Agricultural Stress Index System (ASIS) as a Remote Sensing based Index for Crop Insurance.
VITO: Development of a global Agricultural Drought Stress Index System (ASIS) based on Earth Observation data
VITO: Development of a global Agricultural Drought Stress Index System (ASIS) based on Earth Observation data-Software and Others


Data source
Precipitation
ECMWF:http://mars.jrc.ec.europa.eu/mars/About-us/FOODSEC/Data-Distribution
RFE:http://earlywarning.usgs.gov/fews/downloads/index.php?regionID=af&productID=3&periodID=6
NDVI
METOP: http://www.metops10.vito.be/
NOAA-AVHRR: http://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/smcd/emb/vci/VH/vh_browse.php
Maps
Boundary maps : GAUL 2008 plus South Sudan (Disclaimer). More information on GAUL: http://www.fao.org/geonetwork/srv/en/metadata.show?id=12691
Crop mask
Crop mask : JRC