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Table 1.

Technological package of the 3 projects. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2020.00106.t1

ProjectEquipment InvolvedThe Funding PartnersTarget AudiencePurpose of Technology
Service provision through mobile phone Mobile phone Orange Mali, RIC4REC Farmers Improve farmers decision making by reducing uncertainty through provision of advisory services, technical guidance, and weather forecast information 
STARS ISABELLA Satellite, on ground GPS, camera, manual on-screen digitizing smart tablet, unmanned aerial vehicles Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ICRISAT Farmers and research institutions Develop land tenure information system, delineate field boundaries, and anticipate conflicts that erupt during the rainy season. The long court procedures required to resolve these conflicts is time-consuming and detrimental to agricultural production and food security 
Sentinel-2 Agri All equipment involved in STARS along with high-capacity server, a reliable access to internet and reliable availability of electricity power European Space Agency National agriculture statistics and planning offices and research institutions Improve agriculture statistics and yield estimation to prepare the ground for agricultural insurance with accurate yield and production prediction 
ProjectEquipment InvolvedThe Funding PartnersTarget AudiencePurpose of Technology
Service provision through mobile phone Mobile phone Orange Mali, RIC4REC Farmers Improve farmers decision making by reducing uncertainty through provision of advisory services, technical guidance, and weather forecast information 
STARS ISABELLA Satellite, on ground GPS, camera, manual on-screen digitizing smart tablet, unmanned aerial vehicles Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ICRISAT Farmers and research institutions Develop land tenure information system, delineate field boundaries, and anticipate conflicts that erupt during the rainy season. The long court procedures required to resolve these conflicts is time-consuming and detrimental to agricultural production and food security 
Sentinel-2 Agri All equipment involved in STARS along with high-capacity server, a reliable access to internet and reliable availability of electricity power European Space Agency National agriculture statistics and planning offices and research institutions Improve agriculture statistics and yield estimation to prepare the ground for agricultural insurance with accurate yield and production prediction 

STARS ISABELA = spurring a transformation for agriculture through remote sensing and imagery for smallholders/activating business entry points and leveraging agriculture; RIC4REC = Strengthening Community Initiatives for Resilience to Climate Extremes; ICRISAT = International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics.

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