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1 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide AGP-AMDe Presented to Feed The Future Partners Coordination Meeting by Tim Durgan Chief of Party Addis Ababa May 3, 2012

2 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide Presentation Outline Project objectives & components How AGP-AMDe fits into AGP Targeted value chains & woredas Capacity building & analytical studies Nutrition-related activities Implementation approaches/methodologies

3 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide AGP-AMDe’s Objectives In line with the overall objectives of AGP, AGP-AMDe will sustainably reduce poverty and hunger by improving the productivity and competitiveness of value chains that offer jobs and income opportunities for rural households. Intermediate Results: Improved performance of the agriculture sector Increased livelihood transition opportunities Improved private sector competitiveness Increased resiliency to and protection from shocks

4 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide Component I Agricultural Production & Commercialization Component II Small-Scale Rural Infrastructure Development & Management Component III AGP Management & Monitoring, Evaluation, Review and Learning (MERL) How AGP-AMDe fits into AGP 1.1 Institutional Development 1.2 Scaling up Best Practices 1.3 Agribusiness & Market Development (AMDe)

5 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide AGP-AMDe Components Improve VC competitiveness Improve access to finance Improve the enabling environment of selected VCs Stimulate upgrading & investment through innovation & demonstration funds Cross-cutting themes: Gender, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, environment/NRM AMDe: The Pillar of My Home VC Competitiveness Access to Finance Enabling Environment Innovation Grants

6 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide OromiaSNNPRAmharaTigray Maize - Wheat Coffee -- --Sesame Honey Chickpea- - Targeted Value Chains and Woredas

7 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide

8 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide Capacity Building Activities M3 assessment of FCUs, primary cooperatives and private- sector associations (13 assessments so far) Sell More For More training to FCUs and primary cooperatives (rolled out in April) Cost share to leverage investments in machinery, storage facilities & enhance the capacity of research centers for increased output of foundation seed Leverage investments by seed producers (producers, cooperatives) to expand seed cleaning, processing, packaging & distribution to fulfill unmet demand Develop new enterprises &profit centers within cooperatives for input supply, commodity handling & marketing, mechanization services

9 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide Train unions and cooperatives in the maize, wheat and chickpea VCs in management, marketing & post-harvest handling to build capacity to meet WFP and private processors contract demands In partnership with Winrock, organize training programs for processors & beekeepers on demo site management & modern beekeeping management Train CIGs, private commercial farms, primary cooperatives and smallholders on nursery management & seedling marketing to increase coffee productivity Train FCUs on post-harvest handling & warehouse management to reduce losses & improve standards for sesame Capacity Building Activities

10 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide Analytical Studies Planned Fertilizer industry competitive constraints & enabling environment analysis – in process Business Enabling Environment assessment to identify policy/regulatory constraints to growth & opportunities Analysis and policy recommendations to address liquidity problem in private banks, in collaboration with ATA Financial system assessment of selected VCs to identify opportunities & constraints related to access to finance Assess potential for mobile banking services to promote rural financial flows & increase savings. Transport route analysis using UNESCAP time/cost/ distance model; storage analysis will also be included

11 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide Nutrition-related Activities Planned Fortification program with General Mills and Technoserve, wheat flour Industry promotion of chickpea to increase demand & educate consumers on nutritional benefits – EPOSPEA Consumer education program on health benefits of table honey – EAB Integration of nutrition into Sell More For More training series

12 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide C oops/Unions Research Centers Ethiopian Seed Enterprise Private Seed Enterprises Coops/ Unions (SHF) DAs Ethiopian Grain Millers Association ECX Traders Coops/ Unions Feed Plants Flour Mills ECX Chamber of Com & Sec. Assn, Eth consultants assn Private agro dealers Targeted Beneficiaries/Partners at Critical Nodes Targeted Beneficiaries/ Partners Agricultural Input Production Post Harvest Handling Agro Processing Market ing M i n i s t r y o f A g r i c u i t u r e Critical Nodes

13 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide Targeted Beneficiaries Smallholder farmers (1 million) Farmers who apply new technologies (750,000) Private enterprises Producer organizations Women’s groups Trade & business associations Public-sector actors receiving capacity building MSMEs accessing bank loans Banks, MFIs & SACCOs receiving capacity building

14 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide AGP-AMDe’s Approach Focus on regions & woredas with high agricultural potential -% of current output (20% for maize, 47% for wheat, 81% for sesame) The Agribusiness & Market Development Project under AGP -Working with businesses and supporting entities to provide input & other services to processors & exporters -Improve efficiencies & expand output of VCs -Contribute to GTP targets Interventions planned to ensure businesses & participants sustain efficiencies & outputs within the VCs through returns on investments

15 FDRE Ministry of Agriculture Expanding Opportunities Worldwide Thank You


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