Implementation Timelines

Timeline

2016

2016

  1.  Strategic research on cassava growth and nutrient requirements Rapid Characterization Site and partner identification
  2. GIS support and geospatial modelling Defining clusters Partners activity areas
2017

2017

  1. Nutrient and Water requirement Optimal crop management – planting time, land preparation and weed management
  2. LINTUL and QUEFTS modelling Low resolution investigation of parameters – soil and climate parameter
  3. Development of decision support tools (DSTs) Apply WS1 and WS2 to develop V1 of the DSTs Produce Web based, desktop and paper V1 tools
2018

2018

  1. Run trials to recalibrate the DSTs Compare low resolution parameter investigation and high-resolution parameter investigation results
  2. Operationalize database infrastructure for capturing agronomy information
  3. Validation of the V1 DSTs with ACAI primary partners
  4. Develop training materials and hold trainings for EAs
2019

2019

  1. Software development and packaging of the DSTs
  2. Integration of the modelling into the development of the tools
  3. Intensifies grassroot trainings and Dissemination
2020

2020

  1. Facilitation of use of DSTs by target clients
  2. Scaling to Uganda, DR Congo and Ghana
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