A range of enabling services that can enhance the scaling potential of livestock solutions. This includes:
Leveraging and embedding advances in technology (ICT4Ag / digital extension) for scaling
- Content development for use in digital extension - leveraging instructional design and adult learning theories.
- Quality assurance and quality control (across channels, but with a focus on the mobile channel)
- ICT-enabled ‘blended-learning’ agricultural advisory services - a complete ecosystem including LMS/LRS (mobile and offline compatible), SMS/IVR solutions, serious games, etc.
‘Capacity to scale’ support
- Supporting partners to implement evidence-based development approaches.
- Carrying out capacity need assessments, preparing capacity development intervention strategies, and a range of training and monitoring support for development partners implementing livestock solutions.
Linkages to financial services
- Facilitating finance access to partners including credit and insurance solutions to de-risk and catalyze the scaling potential of ‘bankable’ livestock solutions.