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Looking for information on agriculture research results in Africa? Seeking opportunities for collaboration with other projects? Maps can help also to answer these questions:  CGIAR Research map for Africa is the place to go if you want to know what is going on in agricultural research in Africa. (more…)

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Leader Sought to Equip Africa’s Farmers with Location-Specific Information

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Agriculture is intimately tied to its location in the landscape and, by extension, to key conditions strongly influenced by location, particularly climate, soil and water availability. This link to geospatial factors is probably stronger for agriculture than any other economic sector. Geospatial information is critical to good decision making throughout the agriculture sector – from farmers to input suppliers, researchers, extension agencies and policy makers. With rapid progress in information and communications technology, the potential for using spatial information in Africa to improve the livelihoods and productivity of poor farmers has never been greater.

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