Presentation on theme: "Do You Really Wants to Hear About U.S. Activities?: A Presentation in Transition Ko Barrett, Director Climate Change Program U.S. Agency for Int’l Development."— Presentation transcript:
Do You Really Wants to Hear About U.S. Activities?: A Presentation in Transition Ko Barrett, Director Climate Change Program U.S. Agency for Int’l Development
Key Elements Arising From Our Discussions No ‘one size fits all’ Country-driven Begin with the end in mind Start at the right place with the right people Need the right solution for the right problem
Beginning With the End in Mind Integration with development goals Build on opportunities and advantages Identify actors and entities who are key to sustainability Development and innovation are key
Starting in the Right Places With the Right People Policy and Regulatory Development R & D Knowledge Technology ?
Identifying the Right Solution to the Right Problem: Drivers for Action and Engagement ? Policy and Regulatory International and national commitments Public awareness and pressure ? Development Employment Poverty ? R & D Capacity Natural and Investment Resources
Conclusions Methodologies are at risk of being irrelevant if the right entry point has not been identified and key stakeholders have not been engaged Long and quick yield measures are both relevant to effective technology transfer, development and innovation Proper buy-in is key to sustainability