The project will scale three technologies: 1. vegetable grafting, 2. post-rice secondary cropping, and 3. wild gardens. These innovations promote the diversification and resilience of smallholder systems by introducing new sources of income and nutrition during seasonal “food gaps,” across different agricultural spaces and serving different functions in livelihood strategies.
Vegetable grafting and wild gardens also contribute to value chains that have traditionally engaged women in Cambodia. S3 seeks to achieve scalable and sustainable solutions by engaging the private and public sectors to promote these market-oriented technologies. Meanwhile, S3 pursues diffusion and adoption of technologies for different user groups through two impact pathways: