The NEPAD Atlas is a digital platform for preserving, managing and disseminating geographical data. It is the result of the adaptation and transfer of CIRAD's AWARE platform, Atlas Web Agricole pour le Recherche, ( The project is funded by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) for the period 2019-2021, project processing n°: AUDA-NEPAD/NRGFS/001/2019.

The data contained in the NEPAD atlas relate to African rural development. They were produced in 2013 and 2016 by CIRAD and its partners during the production of "paper" atlases under the following references:

On the Internet, provides a free portal to resources that are intended to be disseminated and cited. Access to these data can be open to all or restricted.

The platform is based on the open source web spatial data infrastructure GeoNode. The data are stored and secured within the IT infrastructure of [to be completed].

The NEPAD atlas is based on standards that allow the exchange of metadata and their indexing by search engines.
For any remark or request for information please contact the administrator at: [to be completed]


  • Design, development, system administration and writing: "Agroecology and sustainable intensification of annual crops" research unit (AÏDA),
  • Production of the platform's resources (shapefiles, maps and documents): joint research unit "Territoires, Environnement, Télédétection et Information spatiale (TETIS)",