Simplyfying soil data management in sub-Saharan Africa

Simplyfying soil data management in sub-Saharan Africa

Source: http://gsdm.ciat.cgiar.org    The idea of visualizing soil data at a glance electronically is exciting to many actors in agriculture and land-use planning. Previously, soil characterization required traveling to the field to collect soil samples and sending...
Grass transforms farmers’ fortune

Grass transforms farmers’ fortune

Rachel talks with Uwe Ohmstedt from CIAT about the performance of the cultivars on her plots. “I had a bad experience when I ordered some grass seeds that were being advertised on Facebook.  What I got was a mix of Mulato and some unidentified variety that did not do...
Florence Makokha and her journey to success

Florence Makokha and her journey to success

Florence Makokha did not have a head start in life: she was married off at an early age and was not able to finish her formal education. Today, Florence is not only one of the flourishing farmers in her village but she is also a proud farmer peer educator. Her journey...

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