Research Highlights

Authors use crop and impact models to examine which current and potential agricultural technologies offer solutions to fight hunger.

Model-estimated yield variability of rainfed maize with high input for 1981-2010 (30-year period). Values are for 5 arc-minute grid cells.

We estimate global wheat losses over the past 50 years absent investments in research to limit impacts of stem rust and discuss how this can inform decisions about “right-sizing” research investments.

Cover Atlas of African Ag

Years of weathering have leached nutrients away from many soils in the cropped areas of Africa south of the Sahara (SSA).

The purpose of this series of country briefs is to provide a comprehensive and standardized view of agricultural characteristics integrat- ed with socio-economic variables across countries.

Median travel time to human settlement of 50,000 or greater population.

This technical note describes the methods and data sources used to generate the results reported in: Pardey et al. (2013).

HarvestChoice Web Map services

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HarvestChoice Mappr mentioned among 9 datasets to improve your ICTforAg programs.

The purpose of this series of country briefs is to provide a comprehensive and standardized view of agricultural characteristics, integrat- ed with socio-economic variables across countries.

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