5-minute lesson: Successful adoption of drip irrigation for smallholder farmers


This presentation details the MasRiego project and gives five lessons that are key to successful adoption of drip irrigation for smallholder farmers. Presented by Meagan Terry with the Horticulture Innovation Lab.

Lesson 1: Local knowledge is key
Lesson 2: One size does not fit all
Lesson 3: Access to water defines participation
Lesson 4: Youth and women have to be engaged
Lesson 5: Credit provision needs to be a win-win

For more information see the related blog post written by Meagan Terry.

This presentation was given at the Horticulture Innovation Lab annual meeting, March 6, 2017, in Antigua, Guatemala.

Value Chain

Soil and irrigation