This innovation is a mobile app to improve the efficiency of goat marketing for cooperatives as it links cooperatives with a wide range of potential buyers increasing the cooperatives' negotiation power.
Open access spatial data outlier detection and product version comparison applications for Google Earth Engine that allows modelers and other users to minimize error and uncertainty in remote sensing data models.
Securing regulatory approvals and initiating commercialization of transgenic drought-tolerant (DroughtGard or CspB trait) and insect-resistant (Bt trait) (TELA) maize hybrids royalty-free for African farmers to manage frequent droughts and pests.
The 3-D tool provides a multi-dimensional understanding of the value proposition of an index Insurance product for potential or existing clients, and includes guidelines and supporting documents that can be used to perform the client value analyses.
The bundling guidelines resource lays out options and successful methods to bundle index insurance with other mechanisms so that this risk mitigating financial tool will be better able to overcome the binding constraints of farmers.
The use of stress tolerant maize seeds with the financial innovation of agricultural index insurance boosts the income stability and food security of Sub-Saharan maize farmers, bringing those farmers closer to securing comprehensive drought protection
An audit rule provides a failsafe for farmers if an index insurance product fails to trigger payouts when it should, combining the potential for accuracy of direct measurements of average yields with lower costs of an index built from satellite data.
Feed the Future is the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative. By equipping people with the knowledge and tools they need to feed themselves, Feed the Future is addressing the root causes of poverty and hunger, helping people end their reliance on aid, and creating important opportunities for a new generation of young people—all while building a more stable world.