Agricultural data 60% open

Botswana

What data is expected?

A selection of key national statistics on agricultural output and environmental conditions. Data can be national aggregate figures as described in our research handbook

  • Crop yield
  • Crop prices
  • Soil properties
  • Weather conditions
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable Yes
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced Yes
Up-to-date No
In an open and machine-readable format pdf
location http://www.statsbots.org.bw/sites/default/files/Botswan - Botswana Agricultural census report 2015 - crop yield: 2006 - 2014, http://www.statsbots.org.bw/sites/default/files/publica - Crop Production 1979-2014 -national values, selected indicators, http://www.statsbots.org.bw/sites/default/files/publica - Long term 2006 - 2016 (annual) averages (Meteorological years July to June) Contains significant amount of data (pdf tables). The 2015 Agricultural Census is the fourth census of its kind. The rst, second and third agricultural censuses were conducted in 1982, 1993 and 2004 respectively. The 2015 Agricultural Census was the responsibility of the Statistics Botswana through Agricultural Statistics Unit (ASU) in conjunction with the Department of Agricultural Research, Statistics and Policy Development in the Ministry of Agriculture Development and Food Security. Other source of info: http://www.gov.bw/en/Ministries--Authorities/Ministries/MinistryofAgriculture-MOA/Plant-Production/Arable-Farming--Cereal-Crops/Statistics/?p_id=4287#cede302f26b24a9e96efbc6f93e98585 meteo data from 3rd party data: from the SASSCAL : The Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) is a joint initiative of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Germany in response to the challenges of global change. Available data: Botswana meteo stations (kmz) http://www.sasscalweathernet.org/images_weather/bw_180213.kmz air temperature, precipitations, relative humidity, wind directions and speed, solar irradiance - hourly, daily, monthly. One can generate xls for each station.
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps Review of initial submission and Google search
characteristics Crop yield, Weather conditions
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Statistics Botswana, Agriculture Statistics Unit http://statsbots.org.bw
licence_url http://www.statsbots.org.bw/terms-use

Meta data

Data location   http://www.statsbots.org.bw/sites/default/files/Botswan - Botswana Agricultural census report 2015 - crop yield: 2006 - 2014
   http://www.statsbots.org.bw/sites/default/files/publica - Crop Production 1979-2014 -national values, selected indicators
   http://www.statsbots.org.bw/sites/default/files/publica - Long term 2006 - 2016 (annual) averages (Meteorological years July to June)
Data licence   http://www.statsbots.org.bw/terms-use
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Codrina Maria Ilie
Last modified   Thu Jul 19 2018 10:49:19 GMT+0000 (UTC)