By: Daniel Jiménez, Sylvain Delerce, Hugo Dorado, James Cock, Luis Armando Muñoz, Alejandro Agamez, Andy Jarvis
The Colombian Ministry of Agriculture Colombia, an international research center and a national farmers’ organization developed a data-driven agricultural program that: (i) compiles information from multiple sources; (ii) interprets that data; and (iii) presents the knowledge to farmers through t
By: Dominic Glover, James Sumberg, Giel Ton, Jens Andersson and Lone Badstue
The concept of technology adoption (along with its companions, diffusion and scaling) is commonly used to design development interventions, to frame impact evaluations and to inform decision-making about new investments in development-oriented agricul
By: Michael Gomez Selvaraj, Alejandro Vergara, Henry Ruiz, Nancy Safari, Sivalingam Elayabalan, Walter Ocimati and Guy Blomme
Banana (Musa spp.) is the most popular marketable fruit crop grown all over the world, and a dominant staple food in many developing countries. Worldwide, banana production is affected by numerous diseases and pests.
By: Andrieu Nadine, Howland Fanny, Acosta-Alba Ivonne, Le Coq Jean-François, Osorio-Garcia Ana Milena, Martinez-Baron Deissy, Gamba-Trimiño Catherine, Loboguerrero Ana Maria, Chia Eduardo
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