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Scaling and dissemination world cafe


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ACAI Scaling and dissemination for AKILIMO

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Scaling and dissemination world cafe

  1. 1. Strategies for SCALING
  2. 2. ACAI strategy for scaling AKILIMO • Entry point: Mobilized committed partners with existing dissemination strategies • Demand driven/ownership: Agreed to models for dissemination through partners’ platforms • Regular feedback: Ensured the products are ready and accepted by beneficiaries and end-users by evaluating relevant components • Continuous learning: Data collection and feedback system in place with integration of learnings by partners. This assists continuous acceptance due to feedback loop • Agreement of formats/means: Paper, video, IVR, USSD, radio, demo, field day etc.
  3. 3. ACAI scaling pathway Co-development of DSTs with partners Appropriate decision support tools Outscaling with potential private or public partners Engaging with secondary partners Primary partners engagement in both countries Innovations for dissemination Upscaling by involving secondary partners Addressing bottlenecks and upscaling ACAI primary partners buy-in in both countries AKILIMO DST USE ME&L ME&L ME&L ME&L
  4. 4. Sustaining continued dissemination ACAI SCALING PATHWAY National agricultural research VALUE CHAIN ACTORSBridging institutions Alignment with value chain actors, working beyond production segment Develop DSTs with co-investment by private sector and engagement with government Integrate non-technological innovations through relevant value chain actors MULTI-STAKEHOLDER APPROACH Linkage to national research systems Linkage to private sector Linkage to value chain actors and supporters involved in resolving business environment-related issues VALIDATION: FUNAAB, NRCRI, FUAM, TARI, ZARI DISSEMINATION: FJS, TFNC, YARA, MEDA, Minjingu, OYSCGA, SG2000, CAVA-II, Psaltry/2Scale, OYSADEP, NOTORE, JDPM,… CONSUMERS PROCESSORS,RETAILERS AND DISTRIBUTORS AGGREGATORS PRODUCERS INPUT SUPPLIERS POLITICAL CHANNELS COMMISSIONERS OF AGRICULTURE STAKEHOLDER PLATFORMS FEPSAN, ICSAN,… AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION PUBLIC / PRIVATE / NGO
  5. 5. Achieving sustainability Key elements in ACAI scaling strategy • Support resource team of partners to ensure scalability • Ensure relevant dissemination approaches are supported effectively • Apply effective ME&L framework for consistent feedback from partners • Focus on sustainability of user organization, ensure they are the drivers • Follow up with partners and leverage on existing opportunities and platforms for dissemination • Focus on environmental and institutional constraints to scaling and opportunities / mitigation measures to address them
  6. 6. Value chain analysis
  7. 7. Network analysis
  8. 8. Bottlenecks inhibiting use at scale At value chain level: Engage secondary partners • Access to market  Eagleson, Crest Agro, Promise Point,... • Limited access to credit facilities  Growsel, NIRSAL, Agri-Wallet,… • Limited knowledge on cooperative management  CIA-GED,… • Limited coverage of radio stations  Farm Radio International,… • Adulterated herbicides/chemicals  SARO, BAYER,… • Processor EAs are very busy  Matna Foods,… • Fluctuation of cassava prices  IDH, Nestle, 2Scale, UNILEVER,… At project level: Solve within primary partnership in 2020 • Language barrier • Limited promotion materials • Cost of printing paper-based DST • Limited training tools • Insufficient SP yield/table/ha/state • Content of SP and IC needs simplification • Content of radio program to attract audience SOLUTIONS
  9. 9. Questions for the discussion 1. What are your experiences? Can you share some feedback? 2. What are the challenges and difficulties with the tools and approaches used? 3. Do you have suggestions for improvements? What solutions are needed?