My project named:'' Smartfarming with Smartphones for local farmers in Rwanda''. This project aims to use smartphones/tablets and/or drones to get remotely sensed data will provides the agricultural and farming sectors with a valuable tool to improve and manage crop productivity and increase food security as well facilitate access to market for farmers in Rwanda. Monitoring soil/land quality, fertility, diseases for crops such as coffee, irish potatoes, maize using satellite data will provide both local farmers, agricultural managers, policy/decision makers with fundamental information for suitable areas for crops, optimal crop production and efficient use of small land for agriculture.
Mobile based technology for bcc in nutrition
Vegetables and legumes crops. I am an agronomist researcher currently working at the National Agricultural Research Centre as the Head of the Vegetables and Proteagineous Crops Research Programme based of the Food Crops Research Station of Bouake in the Central Côte d'Ivoire
I am an Agricultural Engineer, currently visiting scholar at MIT-DUSP, USA.
Biofortification of Dryland Crops
ICT projects on agriculture
Women’s Mission for children has invested $40,000 of its savings into agro-forestry in Busiro,Wakiso on a 30 hectare piece of land to stimulate community participation in environmental conservation efforts as a long a term investment whose return in future from these plantation forests could be in the range of more than $1M in 10-15 years’ time when soft wood will be supplied to the market. The decision to invest in this was to help recover lost forest cover and mitigate environmental degradation and contribute to micro climate such as rainfall and oxygen as well as motivate community participation in environmental conservation projects of every household planting 5 trees every year as a simple campaign.
Linking agriculture with nutrition in Maharashtra State by studying fruit and vegetable value chains. The aim is to identify barriers and facilitators to consumption of these foods among women and to design nutrition-sensitive interventions to increase intakes of fruit and vegetables.