Ongoing Research News

From Informing to Engaging: What Users of CGIAR Research Information Are Asking

Through the ‘Ask a Question’ dialogue box found at the bottom of each project fact sheet in the Research Map, users of agriculture information can now enquire about specific project details in relation to their research interest from CGIAR scientists. This new feature in the Research Map, designed to increase the level of interaction and […]

26th April 2011 | Written by: Evelyn Katingi | 2 Comments

How to Save and Export Project Information

The ‘download in excel’ button in Ongoing Research allows you to save and export projects of interest in an excel spreadsheet for your own unique research and information analysis needs. To download projects: 1.      Click on find projects by on the map 2.      Narrow your search category e.g. choose projects in a particular CGIAR Center, […]

28th March 2011 | Written by: Evelyn Katingi | Comments Off on How to Save and Export Project Information

Frequently Asked Questions on Food-Feed Crops

1. What are food-feed crops? Food-feed crops are crops that provide grain for human nutrition and fodder for livestock from the crop residues such as the straws, stover and haulms. A name often used synonymously is dual-purpose crops. 2. What is the importance of the crops in agriculture? Food-feed/dual purpose crops play a key role […]

24th March 2011 | Written by: Evelyn Katingi | 4 Comments

Step by step user guides to manage projects in Ongoing Research

The Ongoing Research user tutorial guides for contributors of project information are available at: http://ongoing-research-help.cgxchange.org/ Anyone who is working on a CGIAR led research project can become a contributor and add projects. By contributing your information you will not only be taking part in information and knowledge sharing but guarantying the completeness and accuracy of […]

3rd March 2011 | Written by: Evelyn Katingi | Comments Off on Step by step user guides to manage projects in Ongoing Research

CIAT, ICARDA, ILRI and WorldFish looking for feedback on their research proposal

The Consortium Research Program (CRP 3.7) proposal on livestock and fish is jointly being spearheaded by CIAT, ICARDA, ILRI and WorldFish. Following reviews from the consortium board these Centers now have less than two weeks to re-submit their revised proposal and are seeking for your input in this process. From the Ongoing Research projects one […]

21st February 2011 | Written by: Evelyn Katingi | Comments Off on CIAT, ICARDA, ILRI and WorldFish looking for feedback on their research proposal

What Kind of Research is in Northern Africa?

International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, ICARDA recently updated the Research Map with 52 research projects. ICARDA is one of the 15 CG Centers whose main areas of research is North Africa (CWANA) region, with research in countries like Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco as well as areas in Central and West Asia […]

8th February 2011 | Written by: Evelyn Katingi | Comments Off on What Kind of Research is in Northern Africa?

How to make the most of Ongoing Research: Re-using information

Looking for content to populate project websites can be a tough exercise for web administrators and more so if the information lies in various ‘offices’. We at Bioversity have been hosting a coconut researchers network called COGENT for many years. A web development consultant, hired recently to update the website was able to access links […]

17th January 2011 | Written by: Evelyn Katingi | Comments Off on How to make the most of Ongoing Research: Re-using information

To a more interactive and innovative 2011

2010 was a remarkable year for Ongoing Research (OR). It was the year we re-designed the system to include more interactive features like the comment box and migrated our content to a new Content Management System, read more about this in Michael Marus’s the OR developer blog post. It was also the year we decided […]

11th January 2011 | Written by: Evelyn Katingi | Comments Off on To a more interactive and innovative 2011

Browse Aquaculture projects in the Research Map

Reducing poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture is the mission of the WorldFish Center. There are currently 15 projects by the WorldFish Center in 14 countries in Africa on the following research areas, amongst others: water management, agrobiodiversity, fisheries, and aquaculture. Working in partnership with the private and public sectors and civil society […]

10th December 2010 | Written by: Evelyn Katingi | Comments Off on Browse Aquaculture projects in the Research Map

We have come a long way!

Like a baby who first learns how to crawl, walk, jump and eventually run, the Ongoing Research Map is growing and getting bigger and better with each passing day. Among others the OR map has been has been redesigned to include features that can now enable you to generate and save projects reports using Microsoft […]

25th November 2010 | Written by: Evelyn Katingi | Comments Off on We have come a long way!