Understanding decision support
Researchers study the design, delivery and use of digital decision-support tools for smallholder maize farmers in northern Nigeria.
Digital nutrient management tool reduces emissions, improves crop yields and boosts farmers’ profits
New research shows that the Nutrient Expert decision tool is better for farmers’ fields, extension services and the environment.
Targeted fertilizer recommendations improve maize productivity in Ethiopia
Researchers in Ethiopia show that well-targeted fertilizer recommendations improve fertilizer usage and productivity of maize production.
Research, innovation, partnerships, impact
Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.
Reducing high yield gaps with decision-support apps
Trials of the Nutrient Expert app showed improved yields, fertilizer-use efficiency and increased profits for farmers.
Experts identify policy gaps in fertilizer application in India
A dialogue in New Delhi facilitated discussion on innovations for promoting balanced application of macro and micro nutrient fertilizers in Indian agriculture.
Are advisory apps a solution for collecting Big Data?
CIMMYT has been researching the use of mobile apps to provide site-specific agronomic advice to farmers.