Science for scaling

News

The new AgriLAC Resiliente Initiative will increase resilience, ecosystem services and the competitiveness of agrifood innovation systems in the region.

News

New compendium analyzes existing pilot initiatives across different agro-climatic zones in India.

Blogs

First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.

Features

Experts discuss solutions to postharvest losses and how agricultural mechanization can benefit rural women in the Global South.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)

African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.

Innovations
Features

CIMMYT Scaling Advisor emphasizes importance of context and systemic thinking in how we do our research and implement projects.

Capacity development
News

ILRI incorporates CIMMYT tool into their scaling framework and recommends other CGIAR centers to do the same.

Nutrition, health and food security
Blogs

The Scaling Up community of practice discusses challenges and opportunities for an improved “new normal” for agriculture, research and development.

Innovations
Publications

Study shows service provider models in Africa, Latin America and South Asia increase smallholder access to agricultural machinery, but can remain dependent on projects to tackle major bottlenecks for scaling.

Innovations
News

Changing farming technologies requires systemic change, argues Lennart Woltering in new article.

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
News

An alternative conceptual framework uses a process-oriented approach to understand technological change that focuses more on the agency of different social actors in the agricultural system.