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Partenariati per linnovazione in agricoltura: esperienze e lezioni apprese Paolo Sarfatti AGRINATURA Convegno - AGRICOLTURA SOSTENIBILE Viterbo 22 novembre.

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1 Partenariati per linnovazione in agricoltura: esperienze e lezioni apprese Paolo Sarfatti AGRINATURA Convegno - AGRICOLTURA SOSTENIBILE Viterbo 22 novembre 2012

2 a new alliance formed by European universities and research organisations working in agricultural research, education, training and capacity strengthening for development P. Sarfatti22/11/2012 2

3 Joining forces for agricultural knowledge for development Agrinatura was created in 2009 by NATURA and ECART 2000 development- oriented researchers 31 member organisations 18 countries P. Sarfatti22/11/2012 3

4 Contenuto della presentazione Introduzione Problemi da affrontare Attività, outputs, outcomes Lezioni apprese Prospettive per il futuro P. Sarfatti22/11/2012 4

5 Introduzione PAEPARD Phase II ( ) Total budget 6.85 Mio Euro (80% funded by the European Union) Collaboration between FARA and EFARD FARA lead AGRINATURA (CIRAD/IAO/NRI) colead Other partners PAFFO (EAFF/ROPPA/PROPAC/SACAU); RUFORUM; FANRPAN; COLEACP; CSA; ICRA P. Sarfatti22/11/2012 5

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7 Contesto Policy frameworks Millennium Development Goals Joint Africa-EU Strategy Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) Europes experience on agricultural research & development Technical innovations Innovative approaches Largest regional development donor for Africa P. Sarfatti22/11/2012 7

8 Problemi da affrontare Insufficient capacities Insufficient research-extension- development linkages Insufficient cross-sectoral linkages Agricultural research insufficiently driven by demand and opportunities Insufficient collaboration between Africa and Europe in ARD P. Sarfatti22/11/2012 8

9 Theory of Change P. Sarfatti22/11/2012 9

10 Attività svolte Stakeholders networks mobilisation (Africa & Europe) Information & Communication Capacity strengthening Partnerships development Advocacy P. Sarfatti22/11/

11 Outputs Regional SH consultations Information/communication 19 Africa-EU research-user consortia established 5 sub-regional partnerships aroundfederating themes led by African Farmers Organisations and private sector. 24 Agricultural Innovation Facilitators New funding modalities advocated P. Sarfatti22/11/

12 Outcomes Strengthened EFARD, mobilized EU & African stakeholders Working relationship between Af/Eu networks and key constituent organizations established Balanced MS partnerships Role of partnership brokers/facilitators developed More effective funding mechanisms to support integrated ARD (expected through advocacy) P. Sarfatti22/11/

13 Lezioni apprese 1 EFARD - effective regional forum Understanding innovation processes Role of CSOs (NGOs, FOs) and linkages with other SH groups Traditional financing instruments favour initiatives led by formal research organizations. Community-managed Local Innovation Support Funds interesting alternative. Power goes with control of resources P. Sarfatti22/11/

14 Lezioni apprese 2 ARD partnerships need to allow space/support for farmer-led experimentation/ innovation Incentives structures of research organisations Flexible funding strategies Brokers and facilitators vital in effective ARD partnerships Need to be realistic abouttransaction/investments costs Trust takes time P. Sarfatti22/11/

15 Prospettive per il futuro Mobilize stakeholders in the demand-led process Document and share information Improve/Strengthen PAEPARD e-platform Involve partners in capacity strengthening Mentoring established consortia Advocate for innovation approach P. Sarfatti22/11/

16 Con supporto finanziario addizionale Finance partnerships/consortia facilitated by PAEPARD through other funding sources P. Sarfatti22/11/

17 Con investimenti su vasta scala Mid-term review in 2012 recommened third phase Formulation phase launched by the EC (on-going) Explore feasibility of platforms with other regions. P. Sarfatti22/11/

18 Grazie per lattenzione P. Sarfatti22/11/


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