Farmers’ views on app usage for information sharing
Technology offers a route to better information sharing for farmers. CIMMYT research examines whether a mobile app is the right solution.
Can digital agricultural services boost Ethiopia’s durum wheat production?
Value chain stakeholders united to review the status of durum wheat production and marketing in Ethiopia and the prospective role of digital agricultural services.
Power of data: To enhance food security
Source: The Himalayan Times (6 Nov 2020)
CIMMYT and Nepal’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development developed a digitally enabled seed information system so farmers have timely access to quality seed.
Digital revolution can transform agri-food systems
As the world becomes increasingly digital, the international agricultural research-for-development sector needs to keep up.
AgriFoodTrust platform gains momentum in quest for more inclusive, transparent agriculture
The testing and learning platform is working to tackle issues from adulterated seeds to crop residue burning.
Q&A: How blockchain can create social and environmental impacts
Susanne Köhler discusses how this technology can be used to increase the resilience of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
Unmanned aerial vehicles help wheat breeders
Source: Science Codex (3 Sep 2020)
CIMMYT scientists use UAVs to more accurately measure plant health to select high-yielding wheat.
Launching the AgriFoodTrust platform
New testing and learning platform aims to build the knowledge base for trust and transparency technologies in food systems.
Launching digital agro-climate advisory platform in Ethiopia
Source: The Reporter (16 Nov 2019)
New platform will put resilience at the center of livelihoods in response to rising populations, growing food demand and ecological crisis.
Digitalizing African agriculture: paving the way to Africa’s progress through transforming the agriculture sector
AGRF 2019 discussed digital transformation as key driver of sustainable food systems in Africa.