Aug 11, 2016 by Cindy Cox

Once you set data free into the wild of the public realm, it can be difficult to monitor their impact. What indicators are appropriate for reporting on the use of … well, other indicators? Where open data eventually entangle themselves, like a tree branch floating downriver, is often anybody’s guess. 

Jul 22, 2016 by Cindy Cox

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

Jun 13, 2016 by Cindy Cox

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.

Apr 22, 2016 by Cindy Cox

Sustainable management of soils and land supports agricultural productivity, food security, climate change mitigation and resilience, and a range of ecosystem services. Given the fundamental importance of healthy soils, authors offer promising roadmap for improving soil health.

Jan 29, 2016 by Cindy Cox

HarvestChoice researchers summarize new data paradigm in the journal Nature Climate Change.

Oct 1, 2014 by Cindy Cox

HarvestChoice is interested in developing global indices that capture the level of sustainable intensification in agricultural systems. We are exploring the utility of Net Primary Productivity (NPP) as a co-indicator of environmental impact and ecosystem services. This post describes the rationale and some of our findings from a pilot study recently completed by our team.

Mar 13, 2014 by Cindy Cox

This report pools together research from within IFPRI and HarvestChoice and considers a wide range of relevant food and production challenges such as identifying promising technologies that will do most to sustainably increase agriculture productivity under a changing climate.

Jul 23, 2013 by Cindy Cox

Dr. Maction Komwa from George Mason University is a visiting scientist at HarvestChoice, IFPRI. The team recently sat down with Maction and discussed his research looking into labor constraints in African agriculture. The results are this blog post describing some of his findings and an upcoming inclusion in HarvestChoice’s flagship study on agricultural constraints in sub-Saharan Africa.

Apr 22, 2013 by Cindy Cox

Open Data is a hot topic in agricultural development–so hot that G8 leaders are holding an International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture on April 29 and 30. The following day, May 1, IFPRI will share its own wealth of Open Data at "D8".

Feb 13, 2013 by Cindy Cox

Does the World Bank help the poorest of the poor? One of Washington’s oldest think tanks uses our sub-national poverty data to find out.