Science for scaling
CGIAR Initiative to increase resilience, sustainability and competitiveness in Latin America and the CaribbeanClimate adaptation and mitigation
The new AgriLAC Resiliente Initiative will increase resilience, ecosystem services and the competitiveness of agrifood innovation systems in the region.
SIS currently implemented in three states in India helps generate robust soil health data to support soil management and agriculture interventions.
New compendium analyzes existing pilot initiatives across different agro-climatic zones in India.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
Experts discuss solutions to postharvest losses and how agricultural mechanization can benefit rural women in the Global South.
Source: All Africa (10 Sep 2020)
African Green Revolution Forum panel discussed and policies to encourage small and medium-enterprise (SME) growth.
CIMMYT Scaling Advisor emphasizes importance of context and systemic thinking in how we do our research and implement projects.
ILRI incorporates CIMMYT tool into their scaling framework and recommends other CGIAR centers to do the same.
The Scaling Up community of practice discusses challenges and opportunities for an improved “new normal” for agriculture, research and development.
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.
Changing farming technologies requires systemic change, argues Lennart Woltering in new article.
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.