Welcome to the Global Soil Data Manager - Sub-Saharan Africa!

Here you can:

  • View and download existing soil maps.
  • Designs sampling based on covariate data.
  • Upload local soil data to adapt and evaluate existing maps.

This web application was developed in a collaboration between The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture. The project was funded by Formas/SIDA (contract: 220-1975-2013) together with Västra Götalandsregionen (VGR; Sweden) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and formed part of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). The web application is provided as is and we take no responsibility for any damage caused by using it. In case you encounter problems with the functionality, please let us know.

Contact: ciat-gsdm (at) cgiar.org


Soilgrids data were downloaded in December 2018 and depth-averaged for the top 30 cm of the soil profile. For more information, visit the data source. The Global Soil Organic carbon Map is V1.0 was downloaded in December 2018. For more information, visit the data source.