Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.
Source: Donne del Food (28 Nov 2019)
Rapid alert system has been developed to predict the spread of wheat rust.
Researchers identify national policies, climate and soil fertility changes, population increase, and urban expansion as the major drivers of farming systems change in the Hawassa area of Ethiopia.
Meeting with Ethiopian researchers and policymakers outlines path forward for cooperation.
Source: All Africa (16 Nov 2019)
CIMMYT, EIAR and partners launched a digital agro-climate advisory platform.
Scientists develop an early warning system that delivers wheat rust predictions directly to farmers’ phones
New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.
Experts are developing data and dashboards to advise policymakers about the cost and feasibility of liming to increase maize productivity.
On the International Day of Rural Women, October 15, meet farmers who are leading their families and their communities to a better life.
Researchers found farmers who increased both the area growing resistant varieties and the number of wheat varieties grown per season saw the biggest yield increases.
This tool allows to identify varieties used by farmers and to track the adoption and impact of improved crops.
STMA project training focused on latest developments in maize research and data collection.
Source: World Grain (13 Aug 2019)
MARPLE diagnostic platform significantly reduces the time to identify strains, which previously took months.