Category: News

Diagnosing Soil Health Constraints

by | March 30, 2012

Field trials across Africa are identifying non-responsive soils A key part of the AfSIS project are diagnostic trials, which will contribute to the spatially explicit, evidence-based soil management recommendations to help extension workers, governments, agricultural institutes, farmers, and others tailor agricultural practices to specific soil types. Trials are examining the factors in soil that may […]

Developing New Methods to Predict Soil Properties

by | March 30, 2012

Scientists producing state of art soil maps using open source tools AfSIS scientists are producing the first generation of continent-wide digital soil property maps and associated data layers using new and legacy data collections. To facilitate this effort, AfSIS scientists recently initiated a series of joint sessions to promote a common data analysis, exchange, and […]

AfSIS Scientists Using New Data to Predict Soil Properties

by | December 12, 2011

Scientists working with the Africa Soil Information Service shared new data and techniques for mapping key soil and land characteristics during a week-long data analysis session at the AfSIS East Africa regional labs in Arusha, Tanzania. The hands-on session, which ran from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1, 2011, was hosted by AfSIS Project Leader Dr. […]

ICT4Ag Featured on OpenDataKit Blog

by | September 15, 2011

The fine folks over at the official ODK blog featured our work on their website. You can check it out here.