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Landsat-based classification in the cloud: An opportunity for a paradigm shift in land cover monitoring
Satellite-derived land cover maps play an important role in many applications, including monitoring of smallholder-dominated agricultural landscapes.
Towards fine resolution global maps of crop yields: Testing multiple methods and satellites in three countries
One of the greatest challenges in monitoring food security is to provide reliable crop yield information that is temporally consistent and spatially scalable.
Factors explaining the low and variable profitability of fertilizer application to maize in Zambia
William J. Burke
Thom. S. Jayne
J. Roy Black
It is widely recognized that an “African green revolution” will require greater use of inorganic fertilizers.
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Gates Foundation's Jeff Raikes and Cargill's Greg Page on improving global food security
February 10th marked the launch of FSE’s Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium series.
Global warming could hurt some poor populations and lift others from poverty, FSE study finds
The impact of global warming on food prices and hunger could be large over the next 20 years. But even as some people are hurt, others would be helped out of poverty, according to a new FSE study.
The Poverty Implications of Climate-Induced Crop Yield Changes by 2030
Stanford Report article
Stanford Social Innovation Review: Local Warming
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Understanding Fertilizer Effectiveness and Adoption in Zambia
This project will focus on the potential role of fertilizer in the intensification of maize production amongst Zambian smallholders.
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