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The challenges of scaling technology

With partners at the CORAF/WECARD  workshop

With partners at the CORAF/WECARD workshop

This week I joined some 200 people at a workshop on integrated agricultural research for development (IAR4D) – an initiative of the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD).

The aim was to debate and discuss the challenges facing the scaling up and out of technology through innovation platforms to smallholder farmers, including how to foster stronger engagement with the private sector. Read more