Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Science of Scaling: connecting the pathways of agricultural research and development for improved food, income, and nutrition security.

25 August 2020.
Science of Scaling. By Data-Driven Agronomy and Scaling Communities of Practice/CGIAR

During the second webinar of the Data-Driven Agronomy Community of Practice's series "Ingredients for Scaling", Daniel Jimenez, Leader of the Community of Practice, and Lennart Woltering, Scaling Catalyst, hosted this session to moderate: 
  • What is the science of scaling and what have we learned so far? What critical knowledge gaps are yet to be filled? 
  • What are the roles and responsibilities of researchers and R4D centers, and how can development and research organizations learn from each other for sustainable change at scale? 
  • Hayley Price-Kelly, Program Officer, Evaluation; International Development Research Centre (IDRC
  • Marc Schut, Senior Innovation and Scaling Scientist at IITA.

Science of Scaling: connecting the pathways of agricultural research and development for improved food, income, and nutrition security.
Edited by Marc Schut, Cees Leeuwis, Graham Thiele
Last update 7 August 2020

The Special Issue brings together 10 publications, most of them open access, which analyze critical success factors related to the technological, institutional and organizational dimensions of scaling innovation. Presenting case studies from Africa, Asia and Latin America, the publications provide supporting empirical evidence of the factors required for successful scaling and pinpoint cross-cutting lessons learned.
The previous webinar was on 23 June 2020. Webinar - Meaningful scaling: The what and why of scaling

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