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.
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.
Paper describes mindset and skills required to go from pilot project to sustainable systemic change at scale.
Projects are looking at scaling strategies to go beyond the numbers reached within a project and include sustainability and transformation.
Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India, visits Borlaug Institute for South Asia and climate-smart village.