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ACAI dissemination approaches for AKILIMO

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  1. 1. World Café DISSEMINATION
  2. 2. Monitoring Evaluation Learning
  3. 3. Target: +2,500 t new cassava fertilizer blends +8 t/ha additional cassava root yield +2 t/ha additional cassava root yield, and +500 kg/ha additional intercrop yield +4 t/ha additional cassava root yield (or equivalent cost saving) +6 t/ha additional cassava root yield (or equivalent cost saving) +10 tonnes additional supply of cassava roots to the processing industry +5 tonnes additional supply of cassava starch to the processing industry Number of Extension Agents involved: NA 445 124 496 680 150 44 Number of households reached: NA 94,000 46,800 104,200 500,000 18,750 15,400 Number of households impacted: NA 28,200 35,100 42,900 53,000 6,563 7,700 Effective Weed Management (WM) WM One ACAI – project outcomes
  4. 4. $$$ We want to track farmers who… …were reached …gained insights …continued using the tools …changed their practices …benefited … and understand why (not) ! Learning by doing: our ME&L framework
  5. 5. Steering project implementationLEARNING Managing for results Learn Document Report Plan Implement Partnerships Strategies Measure Performance • Feedback on number of farmers reached and quality of data being uploaded by the partners • Feedback on farmers insights • Feedback on hindrance to adoption • Feedback are fed into project implementation strategy
  6. 6. Strategies for SCALING
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Value chain analysis
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. Network analysis
  11. 11. Supporting Materials for Training and Promotion
  12. 12. Dissemination channels and platforms Bayer Syngenta BIP UPL Saro Agrosciences BASF eSOKO VIAMO Arifu Government and National Research Federal, State (Commissioners) Local Government (LGAs), NAFDAC, DAICO, TARI/ZARI, NRCRI, FUNAAB Digital component Psaltry Notore Minjingu YARA FJS Agrodealers Non-governmental Extension Service and Projects SG2000 OYSADEP OAU KOLPING JDPM NRCRI AGRA TAAT OYSGA FUAM TNFC FCI MEDA BASICS CRS CAVA Private Sector
  13. 13. Partners’ dissemination approaches Notore OYSCGA FCI, YARA SG2000 MEDA, FJS PSaltry Training Sensitization Demos Field Day Radio & Media Videos
  14. 14. Partners’ dissemination approaches (2) CAVA, JDPM TFNC FUAM, OAU, OYSADEP KOLPING, NRCRI Minjingu Training Sensitization Demos Field Day Radio & Media Videos
  15. 15. Our materials for training & promotion • App manual • Developer’s DST guide • Radio program manual • GAP guide • … All materials are developed in response to partners’ demand, and co- developed by sharing concepts and drafts for feedback. • Farmer’s guide • Extension training manual • Promotion postcards • Farmer-friendly training video • Audio-visual DST guides All materials are tailored to specific dissemination approaches by the primary partners and facilitate integration of the DSTs.
  16. 16. 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?