Useful tree species for Eastern Africa: a species selection tool based on the VECEA map version 2.0 uri icon


  • Data sets describing the dominant, characteristic, present and marginal tree species for potential natural vegetation types mapped by the VECEA project ( in 8 countries in eastern and southern Africa (Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia). Information is provided on documented products and services that each species provides, and hyperlinks are provided to a number of web-based databases. The data sets are made available as interactive Excel ‘species selectors' allowing to select subsets of useful tree species for each vegetation type via

publication date

  • 2015