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Up-scaling and out-scaling conservation agriculture technologies : the case of a local innovation platform in Eastern Kenya

Author: Mekuria, M.
Author: Ouma, J.O.
Author: Micheni, Alfred
Author: Kanampiu, Fred
Author: Kitonyo, Onesmus
Author: Mburathi, George
Author: Ngoroi, Ezekiel
Year: 2012
Abstract: An innovation platform (IP) is a forum for diagnosing problems of common interest, exploring opportunities and solutions. Such a platform comprises a multi-sectoral and/or a multi-institutional partners. The initiative can be formed at national, intermediary (district/county) and operational/farm levels. The national level IP provides guidance on the implementation of any new technology or initiative generated by a program. The intermediary level IP is established at provincial, county or district level to manage multiplier effects and enhance the impact. The farm level IP is organized at the community level with direct participation of beneficiaries.
Language: English (United States)
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Type: Conference Poster
Country: Kenya
Region: Eastern Africa
Pages: 1 poster
Tags: Conservation agriculture
Tags: innovation platform
Conference name: 3rd International Agronomy Congress
Conference place: New Delhi, India
Conference date: November 26, 2012 - November 30, 2012

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  • Sustainable Intensification
    Sustainable intensification agriculture including topics on cropping systems, agronomy, soil, mechanization, precision agriculture, etc.

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