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Decision tools workshop – Nairobi, Kenya

Meeting: Scoping workshop establishing best management practices and decision system support systems for key crops and cropping systems of sub-Saharan Africa

A joint workshop by AGRA and the Gates Foundation

Objectives for the workshop are:

Capture actual yield and existing crop management practices including fertilizer use for key cropping systems of selected geographies (TBD).
Consolidate and where necessary update best crop management practices and associated yield gains for the selected geographies based on existing expert knowledge for key cropping systems,
Identify the challenges and opportunities for economic fertilizer use to exploit existing yield gaps in key cropping systems and geographies.
Assess the need and opportunities for the development of a new generation of decision support tools such as the Nutrient Manager for Rice.

Consortium contact: George Oduor, e-mail: