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Scaling up innovations: IITA’s commitment to African agricultural transformation

In 2017, IITA celebrated 50 years of service to Africa and its smallholder farmers in particular. Since then, the Institute has advanced even further in its mission to transform African agriculture through collaboration with farmers and farming communities, youth and women in agribusiness, and other partner-stakeholders.  IITA’s 2019 Annual Report detailed this work and highlighted the delivery of…

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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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Top Tanzanian officials

Top Tanzanian officials seek ONE-CGIAR collaboration on scaling research technologies

The Permanent Secretary (PS) at the Tanzania Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Ms Dorothy Mwaluko, has identified the scaling up of innovative technologies from research to farmers as a major challenge to the growth of the agriculture sector in the country and therefore a priority area of collaboration with ONE CGIAR. The PS noted that farmers…

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