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ADOPT – Smallholder

Smallholder ADOPT (Adoption and Diffusion Outcome Prediction Tool) is an MS Excel-based tool that evaluates and predicts the likely level of adoption and diffusion of specific agricultural innovations in a developing country smallholder context. If you are wanting to use ADOPT for a developed country context you should be using the online ADOPT at

Smallholder ADOPT Version 1.0 (2017) is the first version following the initial beta release. Users of the earlier version are strongly encouraged to download this version. Smallholder ADOPT is available as an Excel download. We are currently working on an online version that will become available at

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Conditions of use

While every care has been taken in compiling this software no assurances are given that it is free from error or omission.
The CSIRO and the authors make no expressed or implied warranty or representation of the merchantable quality or fitness for purpose of the software and disclaim all liability for the consequences of anything done or omitted to be done by any person in reliance upon the software.

Use of the software is at the users’ risk and discretion and CSIRO will not be liable for any loss, damage, costs or injury including consequential, incidental or financial loss arising out of use of the software.

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