Researchers study the design, delivery and use of digital decision-support tools for smallholder maize farmers in northern Nigeria.
New research shows that the Nutrient Expert decision tool is better for farmers’ fields, extension services and the environment.
Researchers in Ethiopia show that well-targeted fertilizer recommendations improve fertilizer usage and productivity of maize production.
Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.
Trials of the Nutrient Expert app showed improved yields, fertilizer-use efficiency and increased profits for farmers.
A dialogue in New Delhi facilitated discussion on innovations for promoting balanced application of macro and micro nutrient fertilizers in Indian agriculture.
CIMMYT has been researching the use of mobile apps to provide site-specific agronomic advice to farmers.