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Food security for Africa: an urgent global challenge

Overview of attention for article published in Agriculture & Food Security, April 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#16 of 195)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
7 tweeters
facebook
3 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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120 Dimensions

Readers on

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543 Mendeley
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Title
Food security for Africa: an urgent global challenge
Published in
Agriculture & Food Security, April 2012
DOI 10.1186/2048-7010-1-2
Authors

Albert Sasson

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
South Africa 2 <1%
Uganda 2 <1%
Cuba 1 <1%
Indonesia 1 <1%
Ghana 1 <1%
Malaysia 1 <1%
Tanzania, United Republic of 1 <1%
Other 3 <1%
Unknown 527 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 151 28%
Student > Ph. D. Student 89 16%
Student > Bachelor 64 12%
Researcher 43 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 32 6%
Other 76 14%
Unknown 88 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 155 29%
Social Sciences 55 10%
Environmental Science 52 10%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 27 5%
Medicine and Dentistry 26 5%
Other 119 22%
Unknown 109 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 32. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 October 2021.
All research outputs
#858,457
of 19,206,351 outputs
Outputs from Agriculture & Food Security
#16
of 195 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,700
of 169,863 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Agriculture & Food Security
#1
of 1 outputs
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