Best Bets FRN: Farmer-Centred Experimentation and Extension

This solution addresses the challenge of involving farmers in typical agricultural research in Malawi for farmers, researchers, NGOs, extension staff...

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Problem Description

To support farmer-centred experimentation, learning and scaling of ISFM innovations within maize-legume farming systems in different environments.

Building Blocks

Sustainable Development Goals

On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. This solution covers the following goals:

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Organisations Involved

Contributed By

  • Kate Wellard
  • Frank Tchuwa

Solution Stage

One of the 7 stages of an innovation. Learn more
STAGE SPECIALIST SKILLS REQUIRED EXAMPLE ACTIVITIES RISK LEVEL AND HANDLING FINANCE REQUIRED KINDS OF EVIDENCE GENERATED GOAL
Making the case4
Business development and evaluation
  • Market sizing, development and testing
  • Business case analysis
  • Identifying cashable savings
  • Prepare to adapt approach, based on evaluation results and user feedback
MEDIUM
  • Grant funding or funding out of investment
MEDIUM
A stronger case with cost and benefit projections developed through practical trials and experiments, involving potential users
Clarity about what warrants implementation and funding

Key Details

Sustainable Development Goals
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Activity
  • Linzi 3 %281%29 copy

    Interesting solution Mary! Thanks for sharing :)