Research Highlights

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

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The notion that global agricultural output needs to double by 2050 is oft repeated.

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.

Through open access global and household datasets, pseudo-panels, spatial data analytics and communities of practice, data are increasingly available to support investment portfolios designed to enhance the resilience of vulnerable populations in the Horn of Africa.

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

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

This tool helps users to identify specific sites within the SAGCOT (Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania) area where new irrigation investments should target at 10 km spatial resolution.

HarvestChoice Web Map services

HarvestChoice Web Map Services (version 1.1.1) offer Open GIS Consortium standard Web Map Service interface. Using WMS endpoints, you can allow your desktop or web GIS clients (e.g. QGIS and ArcMap, Leaflet, etc.) to access all of HarvestChoice data layers for sub-Saharan Africa without this website.

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

We clarify the terminology surrounding yield gaps, show that closing yield gaps is not necessarily economic, and conclude that food security will be better served by policies that directly enhance the productive capacity of agriculture to supply affordable food efficiently and sustainably.

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MAPPR provides easy access to over 750 layers of high-resolution spatial data for sub-Saharan Africa. Designed for policy makers and investors as well as researchers in agricultural development. Users control the where and what so click to get MAPPRing!