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1 COMESA REGIONAL CAADP COMPACT DRAFT FRAMEWORK FANRPAN Node Training and Common Visioning Workshop Farm Inn, Pretoria, South Africa, 24 – 26 February, 2010 Lindiwe Majele Sibanda (PhD): CEO, FANRPAN David Kamchacha (PhD) Augustin Wambo (PhD)

2 Outline: -COMESA Regional CAADP Compact defined -Compact Progress -Draft Regional Compact Framework -Advocacy Mission of FANRPAN -Expected Support by National Nodes

3 Compact – –A mutual commitment between national Gov’t various national, regional & international agencies all committed to agricultural led development through CAADP –A strategic agreement of identified priority areas of investments by international partners who include : –COMESA member states, –Private sector –Farmer organizations –Development partners –Civil society –Research and academia –It also has defined roles and responsibilities –Not a bidding document Defining Regional Compact :

4 Areas of Intervention: Pillars CAADP = New strategy to revamp African agriculture: –P1. Sustainable land and water management –P2.Improvement of rural infrastructure and enhanced market access. –P3.Increased food availability and nutrition –P4. Improving agricultural research and technology dissemination and adoption Cross cutting: –Gender –Youth –HIV and AIDS –Livestock and risk mgmt –Capacity building

5 CAADP Process Principles Participatory Consensus Mutual Accountability

6 Compact Progress: Key engagements FANRPAN responds to COMESA competitive bidding – May 2008 COMESA, FANRPAN contract signed – Feb 2009 Inception report submitted to COMESA – Feb 2009 Inception report feedback from COMESA – March 2009 COMESA Ministers of agriculture meeting in Seychelles – March 2009 COMESA CAADP Regional Compact launch Livingstone, Zambia– May 2009 COMESA Heads of State Summit Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – June 2009

7 Compact Progress: Key engagements AU Heads of State Summit Sirle, Libya – June/July 2009 2 nd Joint COMESA Ministers of Agriculture & Ministers of Environment Conference Nairobi, Kenya- Aug 2009 Stakeholders consultation and updates process, Maputo, Mozambique- Sept 2009 COMESA institutional review- October 2009 Stakeholders consultation on regional CAADP compact framework December 2009, Nairobi January 2010, Maputo

8 Developing The COMESA CAADP Regional Compact: Key Tasks Task 1: Finalise the COMESA CAADP regional concept papers Task 2: Facilitate implementation of programmes focusing on youth and women in the COMESA region Task 3: Take inventory of key stakeholders in the region that COMESA can work with in implementing CAADP Task 4:Take inventory of existing regional projects & programmes Task 5: Finalise design of COMESA Early Action Programmes under each of the 4 CAADP Pillars Task 6: Design institutional arrangements for the implementation of CAADP in COMESA

9 Progress Task 1: Finalize the COMESA CAADP regional concept papers Reference materials: -COMESA Treaty -Pillar concept papers -Draft COMESA Agricultural Strategy Action: 1Concept papers, updated & aligned to regional priorities 2Consult National compact 3Consult experts, National and international.

10 Progress Task 2: Design programme implementation plans focusing on youth & women in the COMESA region” Action: -Identify and review youth & women programmes in the region -Identify a priority set of quick action programmes and follow-up actions focusing on youth and women Update: -Database of youth and women organizations under development -Youth organizations – 25 (global, regional, national) -Women organizations – 28 (global, regional, national)

11 Progress Task 3: Inventory of key stakeholders and existing regional projects & programmes which COMESA can work with Action: -Identify stakeholders with a regional scope -Classify them based on mandate, role, portfolio -Recommend key stakeholders for COMESA to work with Update: 49 organizations on database – international, continental, regional - CSOs - INGOs -Development partners- RECs -Government- Research Institutions Search tools: internet based + referrals

12 Progress Task 4: Undertake inventory of existing regional projects & programmes which COMESA-CAADP Team should take into consideration Actions: -Create database of projects and programmes providing full profiles -Classify projects based on CAADP Pillars to assess relevance and avenues for linkage with CAADP -Consult pillar leaders -Get list from COMESA

13 CAADP Early Action Programmes PILLARPROGRAMMES PILLAR IEC –Regional programme on inland WRM Conservation Agriculture Programme Climate Change Initiative – FANRPAN, ACCID - CGIAR- Science - Carbon Finance PILLAR IIACTESA: Promotion of commodity trade AAMP: Enhancement of capacities for Ag upstream and downstream markets AMPRIP: SPS and FAMIS Regional Fertilizer Programme Progress Task 5: Finalize the design of COMESA Early Action Progs Under each Pillar

14 CAADP Early Action Programmes PILLARPROGRAMMES PILLAR III EC Food facility/STAR/COMRAP: Increased use of Ag inputs CBT/REFORM RELPA: Improving livelihoods of pastoral communities, promote intra-regional trade in livestock and products PILLAR IVCollaboration with ASARECA Biotechnology, Food Quality and Food Safety

15 Progress Task 6: Design Institutional Arrangements for the Implementation of CAADP in COMESA Actions: -Review institutional setup of COMESA & its linkages with CAADP Pillars -Consult and recommend appropriate institutional arrangements -Agreement for an Agriculture Directorate within COMESA

16 COMESA CAADP National Compacts Update National Compacts Signed: 1. Rwanda March 2007 – beyond post compact activities; funding requirements presented in December 2009 2. BurundiAugust 24th 2009 – post compact activities have started 3. EthiopiaAugust 28th 2009 – ongoing post compact activities Compacts to be signed before Mars 2010 (initial plan) 1Uganda4Zimbabwe 7 Kenya 2Swaziland 5 Sudan 3Zambia6Malawi supplied by Dr Sam Kanyarukiga- COMESA

17 National CAADP Compacts Progress Supplied by Dr Sam Kanyarukiga- COMESA

18 COMESA REGIONAL CAADP COMPACT FRAMEWORK Endorsement of the Framework Agreement on the criteria for selection of priority programmes List of potential regional priority programmes Agreement on process (next steps, time frame, major stakeholder engagement) Establishment of regional working group (comprised of focal points + networks, COMESA) Key elements of the Compact

19 1.Major characteristics of the Agricultural Sector in COMESA 2.The Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) profile 3.The COMESA Agriculture Strategy profile 4.The COMESA Treaty 5.Implementation of the COMESA/CAADP process 6.Strategic Regional Priorities 7.Policies to support programmes 8.Institutional arrangements to support Implementation 9.Action Plan COMESA CAADP Regional Compact Content

20 Identification of key regional stakeholders 1.East African Seed Committee (EASCOM) 2.Youth in Agriculture 3.Women’s Organization 4.Regional farmer Organizations, SACAU, EAFF 5.Civil Society Organizations 6.Universities, education and training institutions 7.Research institutions- FARA, ASARECA, CADERSA 8.Think tanks- FANRPAN, Women organization Which institutions arrangements exist and need to be strengthened? Which are lacking and need to be designed?

21 Key Policies for Compact Implementation This element will be developed at a later stage focussing on the following: –Existing national policies that facilitate achievement of regional goals –Gap analyses –Filling the gap –Policy harmonization

22 Action Plan Jan 2010 Focal Person consultation Feb 2010Expert Consultation meetings Mar 2010 Draft Regional CAADP Compact Submitted to COMESA May 2010Approved by COMESA member States and signing

23 Championing the COMESA Compact in view of the Ministerial 2-persons team (short-term consultants) to lead advocacy + technical missions to individual member countries to: –Provide update to key stakeholders –Initiate social marketing to advocate by providing comprehensive explanation on the Compact’s rationale –Explore ways of strengthening ownership of the Regional Compact Framework –Help diffuse tension around misunderstanding surrounding CAADP process among stakeholders –Encourage local teams to speed up national process

24 Our appeal to you as Countries’ Nodes Officers is to: Undertake pre-sensitization of stakeholders Provide relevant contact details Facilitate appointments Draw our attention on key in-country challenges and help understand the politics of policy formulation Explore what you see as possible quick-wins

25 Thank you!

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