Hypothesized obstacles to the adoption of improved agricultural technologies include credit constraints, informational barriers, and lack of technical support, among others. A common approach is to "entice early adopters with subsidized access to equipment and support, with the hope that the experience will lead self-sustaining usage and diffusion.
This presentation is based on AMA Innovation Lab projects for the 2013 BASIS/I4 Technical Committee Meeting. This meeting gathered researchers affiliated with the Index Insurance Innovation Initiative (I4) at UC Davis.
This presentation took place in University of California Davis, United States.