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AfricaRice launches online weather database for researchers

Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) is pleased to announce the launch of its online weather database to facilitate sharing of all its weather data with researchers within the Center and amongst its partners, particularly the national agricultural research systems. “The website will provide access to daily weather records owned or distributed by AfricaRice,” said Dr Pepijn van Oort, … Continue reading

Radio, video key to agricultural innovation in Africa

Two-thirds of rural women creatively applied ideas illustrated by videos demonstrating improved food processing techniques compared to less than 20 percent who attended training workshops 11 June 09, Cotonou, Benin – Conventional media, radio and video, are powerful, accessible and relevant forces of agricultural innovation and transformation in Africa than usually considered, a study published … Continue reading