RiceAdvice is an Android based decision support tool for providing farmers with pre-season field-specific management guidelines for rice production systems in Africa.
It is an interactive tool, and the guidelines are generated based on farmers’ answers to multiple choice questions on crop management practices and market. Expected users include farmers, extension workers, private rice sectors, development agencies in Africa who are interested in advice for rice production.
RiceAdvice can be used on Android devices (version 4.0.3 and up). Although RiceAdvice can be largely used without an internet connection, an active connection is required from time to time to synchronize information with the database server.
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