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May 28-June 1, 2012 (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania): As part of a multidisciplinary and multinational collaboration, a team of researchers representing several research institutions met to discuss the growing aflatoxin problem in sub-Saharan Africa.
HarvestChoice AgMarketFinder is a web-based geoprocessing GIS application that provides a quick-and-easy access to the spatially-explicit agricultural statistics databases, including crop, livestock, and rural/urban human population. No GIS skill necessary!
HarvestChoice relies heavily on large sets of household survey data to evaluate the economic impact of biophysical productivity responses at the farm level and on target populations.
Not only crop growth and yield, crop models can be also used to estimate potential damages from pest/disease through a predefined set of damage pathways, or coupling points.