Acknowledgment and Credits
This effort was led by a core group at CIESIN headed by Deborah Balk, Francesca Pozzi, Gregory Yetman and Sneha Rao. Other core group members include: at CIESIN, Edwin Adkins, Greg Booma, Adam Storeygard, and Maarten Tromp; at IFPRI, Jordan Chamberlin, Kate Sebastian, and Stan Wood; at the World Bank, Uwe Deichmann and Andy Nelson; and at CIAT, Glenn Hyman.
The following persons were instrumental in various stages of the database preparation: Sonya Ahamed, Bridget Anderson, Melanie Brickman, Betty Hsiu-tsiu Chang, Jessica Forrest, Christine Grimando, Robby Gutmann, Erika Helms, Malanding Jaiteh, Germán Lema, Marc Levy, Rosalba Lopez, Lisa Lukang, Melissa Neuman, James “Cuz” Potter, Chris Small, Katya Vasilaky, Keelia Wright, and Xiaoshi Xing. Al Pinto, John Scialdone, and Yunnis Yi were among those responsible for producing maps, and Web and informational materials.
Outside the partnering institutions, we also wish to thank Dave Carson, Chris Elvidge, Simon Hay, Gordan McGranahan, and Steve Metzler.
GRUMPv1 was produced with primary support to CIESIN from National Aeronautics and Space Administration under Contract NAS5-03117 for the Continued Operation of the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), the International Food Policy Research Center (IFPRI) under Contract 2001-X046COL, and the World Conservation Monitoring Center (WCMC) for the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment under Contract CU-02225301; and from support from the Development Research Group at World Bank, and at CIAT.
*NB: We have tried to be thorough in our acknowledgments, but please let us know if we have omitted anyone.