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Science of scaling: What have we learned so far?

Science of scaling: What have we learned so far?

On 25 August 2020, the CGIAR Communities of Practice on Data-Driven Agronomy and Scaling held a second webinar on the Science of Scaling, as part of its webinar series on Ingredients for Scaling.  The webinar tackled the multiple questions  What is the science of scaling and what have we learned so far?  What critical knowledge gaps remain unfilled?  What…

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Picture of Victor Manyong highlights IITA’s pivotal role in poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa.

Tracking impact: IITA technologies lift over 4 million people in Africa out of poverty

Evidence from research have shown that IITA had—by 2015—contributed to lifting over 4,306,621 people in sub-Saharan Africa out of poverty through the adoption of improved agricultural technologies developed by the Institute and its partners. This is the evidence from four completed case studies that were presented by Dr Victor Manyong, IITA Director for Eastern Africa…

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