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Data on rice production is a fundamental component of the economy in many Asian countries, yet the existing national accounting process is not sufficient to meet the information demand. Tri Setiyono and colleagues at IRRI published a new rice yield mapping study based on the microwave remote sensing data from multiple satellites and the ORYZA […]
Tor-Gunnar Vågen and Leigh Ann Winowiecki from World Agroforestry (ICRAF) co-authored a study on the spatial assessments of soil erosion prevalence using satellite remote sensing data.
CGIAR-CSI partners with EIS-Africa to participate in the upcoming AfricaGIS 2019 conference in Rwanda in November 2019. About 30 community members representing all CGIAR Centers and partners will present their latest research in the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security track. AfricaGIS 2019 Innovations in Geospatial Technologies for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Africa Kigali Conference […]
Justin Djagba (AfricaRice) and Sander Zwart (IWMI) co-authored a data article describing the dataset used in two earlier studies that investigated the potential of rice production in inland valleys. The dataset includes the location-specific biophysical and socioeconomic characteristics analyzed from the interview of about 7,500 farmers in 500 inland valleys across three countries.
Georeferenced data has many potential uses for groundtruthing in data science applications, yet only about 20% of CGIAR-collected data is estimated to be georeferenced. Please fill out a short survey and share your thoughts on what are the most important challenges and issues in the recording of locations.
Climatic suitability of animals has been less studied than crops, yet its potential has been increasingly recognized as critically important for the success of livestock investments and impacts. Exotic animal breeds introduced in new environments are often not well suited and demand high investments in feeds and veterinary support. Addressing this challenge, Tadelle Dessi, ILRI’s […]