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1 FANRPAN UPDATE FOR DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS FARA Science Week: Side Meeting Thursday 14 June 2007, Sandton Lindiwe Majele Sibanda

2 FANRPAN Update for Development Partners Programme Time:1300 – 1400 Venue:Committee Room 4, Level 4 Opening Remarks:Prof. H. K. R. Amani Chairman, FANRPAN Board Introduction of FANRPAN Interim Committee Brief Presentation by:Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda Chief Executive Officer Remarks by: Prof. Mandi Rukuni Director for Africa, W.K. Kellogg Foundation Remarks by:Mr. Sindiso Ngwenya Assistant Secretary General, COMESA Signing of MoU with ICRAFDr. Dennis Garrity & Dr. Lindiwe M. Sibanda Closed Session:Funding Partners & FANRPAN Board

3 FANRPAN Value Proposition LINKING RESEARCH & KNOWLEDGE to POLICY DEVELOPMENT in FOOD, AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES

4 FANRPAN MEMBERS FARMERS RESEARCHERS BUSINESS SECTOR GOVERNMENT Angola Botswana Lesotho Malawi Mauritius Mozambique Namibia South Africa Swaziland Tanzania Zambia Zimbabwe

5 Board of Governors Members Chief Executive Officer Director of Research Finance OfficerAdministrative Officer Director of Communication FANRPAN ORGANOGRAM SADCCOMESA Farmer Organization Private Sector Donor Organization Policy Analysts/Advisor One Representative per Node has Voting Rights AngolaBotswana LesothoMalawiMauritiusMozambique NamibiaSouth AfricaSwazilandTanzaniaZambiaZimbabwe

6 STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK POLICY DEVELOPMENT Capacity Building Researc h Voice

7 FANRPAN Research Themes (4) : GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS Making Markets Work for the Poor, Enhancing Food Security and Productivity Growth in Southern Africa 3. POVERTY AND VULNERABILITY Impact of HIV and AIDS on Agriculture and Food Security Household Vulnerability Index for Effective Targeting Limpopo Basin Water quality rights interventions Institutionalizing Agrofoerestry for improved livelihoods 1. REGIONAL INTEGRATION Limpopo Basin Water Poverty Analysis, Water Availability and Access, Harmonization of Regional Approaches to Biosafety Seed and Fertilizer Trade Policies 4. INNOVATION AND ADAPTATION Global Environmental Change and Food Security in Southern Africa Pathways for the Provision of Bio-energy in Energy Crop and Agro-forestry Systems

8 VOICE STRATEGY Policy Dialogues: National & Regional E-Communication & Outreach Policy Briefs & Advisory Notes RECs International Programmes FANRPAN Research FARMER Organisations Others Research into Use; GECAFS; CropLife; RESAKSS SACAU FARA; CGIARs; MTP-ESA; Challenge Programme; Chinyanja Triangle COMESA & SADC (CAADP) FANRPAN Commissioned Research

9 CAPACITY BUILDING Building Partnerships Mentorship Short-term Training (Re-tooling)

10 Key Changes in Strategy: vs From project to programme approach Regional secretariat has full staff complement Minimum project duration of 2 years allowing full engagement in full policy cycle Joint publications with international partners FANRPAN node hosts with strong convening power, good relations with government and ensure representation of all key stakeholders (farmers, researchers, government, private sector) Quarterly national policy dialogues in all countries on FANRPAN & non- FANRPAN work

11 FANRPAN Targets for 2012 Functional Network, members with skills in Policy Analysis, advice, and advocacy Policy Dialogue Platforms institutionalised at national and Regional level Engagement in full policy cycle for FANRPAN commissioned projects Partnership agreements operationalised: Joint programming, joint publications FANRPAN is a recognized service provider for COMESA & SADC

12 FANRPAN AGREEMENTS WITH TECHNICAL PARTNERS REC Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA): 2006 Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) – Draft under discussion Government The Government of the Republic of South Africa: Host Agreement and Diplomatic Status Angola: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development South Africa: 2006 – National Agricultural Marketing Council Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe: Host Agreement and Diplomatic Status International Organisation & CGIARs International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF): 2007 Global Environment Change ad Food Systems (GECAFS): 2006 International Water Management Institute (IWMI), 2005 International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC): 2004 Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London, UK: 2004 International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT): 2002 International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI): 2002

13 FANRPAN AGREEMENTS WITH TECHNICAL PARTNERS cont. Farmer Organisation Southern Africa Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU): 2005 Private Sector CropLife Africa Middle-East, 2006 Southern African Policy and Economic Series Trust, Zimbabwe: 2002 University Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique, 2006 Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University: 2004 Directorate of Research and Unit Development, University of Botswana: 2002 Agriculture Policy Research Unit, University of Malawi: 2002 Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria, South Africa: 2002 Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Zambia: 2002 Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension: University of Zimbabwe: 2002 Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension: University of The North, South Africa: 2002

14 FANRPAN AGREEMENTS WITH TECHNICAL PARTNERS cont. CSO Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET), Malawi: 2005 Agricultural Consultative Forum (ACF), Zambia: 2005 Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit, Namibia: 2002 Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania: 2002

15 FANRPAN ACKNOWLEDGES SUPPORT FROM ITS PARTNERS DFID 2007 – Ongoing USAID: 2001 – Ongoing CTA EC-ACP: 2002 – Ongoing Southern Africa Trust: 2006 – Ongoing

16 FANRPAN ACKNOWLEDGES SUPPORT FROM ITS PARTNERS EC 2007 – Ongoing SADC & EU: 2003 – 2006 Rockefeller Foundation: 2003 – 2005 The French Government:

17 FANRPAN REGIONAL POLICY DIALOGUE & AGM Invitation 5-7 September 2007 Lusaka, Zambia THANK YOU


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