Lennart Woltering
International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center

Lennart Woltering is a scaling catalyst at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), based in Mexico. In this position he helps scientists and development practitioners scale the impact of their work in lasting and transformative ways. His experience in research and consulting is an asset in the management and learning requirements of scaling initiatives. He is passionate about the role innovation can play in tackling global challenges associated with poverty and food security.

Since 2005, Lennart has primarily worked on agricultural water management and rural development in sub-Saharan Africa. He was among the pioneers to adapt drip irrigation and solar pumping for smallholder farmers in West Africa, and a recent publication in AgSystems on shifting mindsets around scaling from “reaching many” to sustainable systems change received much international attention.

Articles by Lennart Woltering