The new maize lethal necrosis (MLN) online portal provides up-to-date information and surveillance tools to help researchers control and stop the spread of the deadly disease that has ravaged maize farming in eastern Africa countries of Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. The portal details the spread of MLN, where the disease has been managed and controlled, and how to identify it in the field.
Informing Farmers to Increase Productivity, Manage Weather Induced Risks and Improve Food Security. This tool has been developed by RMSI Pvt. Ltd. and financed by The World Bank under the Bank Netherlands Partnership Program (BNPP) Sustainable Development and Climate Change Window (SDCC).
This web and mobile-phone based agro-weather tool incorporates climate-information and best-bet agronomic management recommendations for farmers. The tool is targeted to help farmers manage weather risks, maximize productivity, and minimize the environmental impacts of farming practices.