Infonet-Biovision

Infonet-Biovision

Launched in 2007, this currently has 17,000 monthly visitors from 49 countries in Africa. It is an online information tool offering trainers, extension workers (Information Officers) and farmers… a quick access to up-to-date, scientifically proven and locally relevant information in order to optimise their livelihoods in a safe, effective, and ecologically sound way. It covers information on more than 45 major crops, vegetables and fruits prevalent in Africa, as well as over 685 pests. It also provides information on medicinal plants, fruit preservation and cultural methods, soil, water and land management, animal husbandry and animal diseases. Many examples and case studies are from Kenya or other East African countries. The CD version is also used in countries such as Ghana, Burkina Faso, Madagascar, India and Malaysia. The information tool can be accessed here.