Research Highlights

Study evaluates the potential impacts of 'Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa' project run by CIMMYT and IITA in 13 sub-Saharan African countries.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Cover Atlas of African Ag

The Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development presents a broad range of geospatial data that relate to strategic agriculture policy, investment, and planning issues.

Soil organic carbon content (fine earth fraction) at 15-30cm depth.

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

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

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