Are Replication and Upscaling a Good Fit for Africa?

In the climate change and development field, words like “upscaling,” “out-scaling,” and “replication” are commonplace. But what do these words really mean?  Essentially, we are told that money is the key to success. But is money the most significant resource that Africa needs?

For quite too long, we have focused on bringing finance to scale alone without knowing that to bring impact to scale we need a different approach which centres on tapping into people’s passions and inspiring them to leverage on their skills and get them retooled. Because without skills, inspiration, passion, selflessness, and purpose, finance will take us nowhere. A trillion dollars will not bring impact to scale.

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