Presentation on theme: "Accountability Seminar 2010 Dr. Gabriel Rodriguez Marques June 10, 2010."— Presentation transcript:
Accountability Seminar 2010 Dr. Gabriel Rodriguez Marques June 10, 2010
Action Plan 2010 AGRICULTURE POLICY AND INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING Develop a comprehensive Agricultural Policy and Action Plan for MAF (2010 to 2013). Update the agricultural sector study prepared by llCA in 1995. Prepare a strategy for the banana sector. Provide Training for Ministry personnel in project management cycle, that is, formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects (July 2010)
Action Plan 2010 LIVESTOCK SECTOR: Cooperate and collaborate with the National Cattle Sweep. Carry out training in the updating and use of the livestock Registry. Provide the necessary technical support for the declaration of Belize free of Newcastle Disease Provide technical support and training for the improvement of quality control of processing plants for beef, poultry and pork to meet export requirements (HACCP)
Action Plan 2010 SUPPORT THE AGRICULTURAL EXPORT PROGRAMME Conduct training in marketing and export of agricultural products (research and marketing information). Provide technical support for the establishment of export programmes for non-traditional and value added agricultural products. Provide technical assistance for the reduction of postharvest losses in selected commodities.
Action Plan 2010 INTEGRATED FARMING SYSTEM AND PERI-URBAN AGRICULTURE Provide technical support for the establishment of new biodigesters in the context of IFS. Provide technical assistance and training in protective covered structure technology. Establish small garden demonstrations in strategic peri-urban areas.
OTHER AREAS OF INTERVENTION Coordinate and Support the activities of the bio-safety council. Capacity building of Youth in Leadership roles in Agriculture (July 2010). Provide technical cooperation in replicating RedSICTA project in other districts. Action Plan 2010
Agro-eco-cultural-tourism master plans Hopkins Corozal Orange Walk National rural development strategy ECADERT, regional initiative Action Plan 2010