Tools & Guidelines

The WAGRINNOVA project can mobilize, adapt or develop tools and guidelines to generate and co-construct innovations with farmers.

TourDeau

TourdEau 

A serious game to make a group of farmers think about irrigation management, the rules for distributing water between plots and the daily pumping time during the watering of the irrigation scheme.

Photo: «moulinette à eau» dont dispose chaque joueur et qui représente l’état de la lame d’eau dans sa parcelle

CalCul  

This software makes it possible to build a provisional calendar, at the scale of the irrigation scheme, of the cultivation operations for the next rice cropping season.

Photo: Parameter input screen to build a provisional calendar

FarmerSupport

This Androïd mobile application, co-built with lowland producers in Northern Ghana, provides indicators for climate and soil moisture forecasts. These indicators are a hybrid of scientific and local knowledge.
Photo: Mobile application logo available on Google Play Store

Rainsatapps Ghana, Senegal and Burkina Faso

These mobile applications provide improved rainfall estimates for the past 24 hours and forecasts for the next 3 hours to users from Ghana, Senegal and Burkina Faso.
Photo: Mobile application logo available on Google Play Store

Irrigation scheme water distribution 

Training tools to facilitate comprehension of the water delivery concepts and their implementation in schedules according to the delivery modality.

Photo: Canal guard watching the rotation in a small irrigation scheme in the Senegal River Valley

CropET  

Windows program to calculate evapotranspiration, crop water requirements and the optimum irrigation amount. It takes into account crop and water characteristics, the prices of harvest, water and energy and irrigation system characteristics.

Photo: Logo of Windows program available at the website of Universidad de Cordoba, Spain

FertiliCalc 

Software tool to calculate N, P and K requirement of crop rotations, fertilizer rates, acidification and nitrogen losses. The results are tailored to the location and the properties of your soil.

Photo: Mobile application logo available on Google Play Store and App Store

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