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.

Aug 9, 2012 by Ulrike Wood-Sichra

This post is part of a series on HarvestChoice data methodology. Today’s tool: the Crop Reporter.

Aug 8, 2012 by Darren Kriticos

Thousands of pests and diseases affect our major livestock species, with impacts on livestock production varying in space and time.

Akuku, Kriticos, Ochungo, Yonow, Kiplimo

Aug 4, 2012 by Darren Kriticos

To improve our collective capacity to model and measure the economic costs of pests, weeds and diseases of the major food crops of the world, CSIRO and HarvestChoice-UMN are delivering a series of ecological modeling workshops.

Chilo partellus larvae by J van den Berg

Jul 23, 2012 by Elizabeth Cross

It sounds a little like the popular fairytale. A researcher searches out datasets only to find them too small or too incomplete, too this or not enough that...the perfect fit of appropriate scale, detail and reliability eluding her (or his) desires. The researcher begins to sympathize and thinks to herself, maybe Goldilocks wasn’t so spoiled after all.

Jul 16, 2012 by Susana Crespo

Picture it. You're working at HarvestChoice processing incoming crop statistics and you come across some figures for harvested area of dolichos in Kenya.

Jun 25, 2012 by Cindy Cox

A group of researchers from the University of Nebraska and Wageningen University are setting out to determine just that through the production of an atlas.

Jun 18, 2012 by Cindy Cox

The June 2012 issue of Insights, IFPRI’s quarterly magazine, talks up HarvestChoice’s increasingly popular online tool: MAPPR. So friendly to use that a writer and a graphics designer combined wits to create the MAPPR-generated visuals for the article.

Jun 4, 2012 by Cindy Cox

A recent HarvestChoice team retreat hardly fits Webster's idea of "an act or process of withdrawing especially from what is difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable".

May 22, 2012 by Jawoo Koo

While we were brainstorming “big ideas” at a recent working retreat, we stumbled upon the idea of promoting FourSquare as a tool to monitor smallholder farmers’ crop management practices.