Climate Change/Variability and Armed Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

     Grant numbers 0964687 and 0964515 from the Environment, Society and Economy (ESE) collaboration initiative

     Grant numbers 1329125 from the Interdisciplinary Behavioral Social Science (IBSS) program

Project Data


Data used to analyze climate change/variability and violent conflict in sub-Saharan Africa can be found here.


1-degree monthly data used in our 2014 PNAS publication cover all of sub-Saharan Africa, 1980-2012.


A similar replication dataset for our 2012 PNAS publication cover just East Africa for the period 1990-2009.


The latest publicly available ACLED data are available at