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Global Tool to Gauge Earth’s & Humanity’s Vital Signs Launches in Africa | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

African Monitoring System launches with ground-breaking grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create a policy support tool and “gold standard” environmental monitoring system for holistic decision-making on agricultural development

ARLINGTON, Va. -- – In a bid to increase food security and decrease environmental degradation, scientists with Conservation International (CI) and partners have created an innovative and potentially game-changing tracking and diagnostic system for policy and decision-makers that will help to holistically monitor agricultural productivity, ecosystem health, and human well-being measures in African landscapes with near real-time data, and better understand the opportunities and trade-offs of increased agricultural production.

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