CGIAR: A maps application, developed with scientific crowdsourcing, identifies priority areas for crops.

Many people in the developing world struggle with hunger, food insecurity, poverty and threats to their livelihoods.

In response, the Consultative Group on International Agriculture Research, an organization that coordinates agricultural research internationally, set up the Roots, Tubers and Bananas for Food Security and Income program, which identifies endangered areas and highlights opportunities for improving agricultural conditions.

Publisher: http://www.computerworld.com/

Publishing date: 2014-09-08

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