Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.
How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?
The maps include information on soil PH, organic matter, total nitrogen, clay content and boron content.
The initiative will serve to develop comprehensive soil information at scale for the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha
CIMMYT has been researching the use of mobile apps to provide site-specific agronomic advice to farmers.
Scientist Kevin Pixley leads a project to catalogue 178,000 corn and wheat seeds at the CIMMYT seed bank near Mexico City.
Modern data systems are essential to monitor, manage and plan actions taken by governments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
Access to genetic data can revolutionize research partnerships and lead to major benefits for crop breeders aiming to help smallholder farmers boost yields, says geneticist Cesar Petroli.
Both private and public sector research organizations must adopt data management strategies that keep up with the advent of big data if we hope to effectively and accurately conduct research.
Maize and wheat global gender study: coding large-scale data to reveal the drivers of agricultural innovation
Over the last week, MAIZE and WHEAT CRP investigators from the global cross-CRP study on gender in agricultural innovation met at El Batán from 26 Feb to 1 March to take stock of progress so far and plan the next steps in the implementation of this unique research initiative.