Presentation on theme: "UNIDO REPORT ON SUPPPORT MEASURES TO LLDCs AT THE AFRICAN REGIONAL REVIEW MEETING ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ALMATY PROGRAMME OF ACTION ADDIS ABABA,"— Presentation transcript:
UNIDO REPORT ON SUPPPORT MEASURES TO LLDCs AT THE AFRICAN REGIONAL REVIEW MEETING ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ALMATY PROGRAMME OF ACTION ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA 17 JULY 2013
UNIDOs response: the LDC Operational Strategy 3 pillars: o Converting commodities into products o Targeting communities o Promoting the regional dimension for value chain (regional commodity belts) 1 horizontal axis: o Women and Youth Empowerment
UNIDOs Support To LLDCs UNIDO SUPPORT TO LANDLOCKED DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (LLDCs) REGIONAL NATIONAL
UNIDOs Regional Support To LLDCs Example 1: The West Africa Quality Programme Goals: Increasing trade and competitiveness. Strengthening regional and national quality infrastructure. Giving training programmes. Achievements: More than 150 national standards were developed in Mali. It provided quality assessment for two large enterprises. Training was given to more than 48 laboratory assistants in Niger. Beneficiary countries : Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso. UNIDO is also implementing quality programmes in Afghanistan and Zambia
Example 2: Trade Capacity Building Goals: Cooperate with national stakeholders to improve businesses climate, reinforce human capital development. Assist in national standards, norms, metrology and regular testing. Assist in installing new facilities for testing and calibration activities. Advising and assisting the Governments in improving the national quality infrastructure. Achievements: UNIDO interventions benefits small and medium enterprises. UNIDO supports the design of a regulatory frameworks for fostering trade. UNIDIO assists in development of a laboratory accreditation plan. Organizing training workshops on calibration and traceability. Beneficiary countries: Malawi, Mongolia, Bolivia, South Sudan
Example 3: Energy and Environment Goals: Providing reliable energy for LLDCs in line with APoAs objectives. Help governments with evaluation and recommendations. Deliver technical assistance and feasibility studies. Achievements: A 100kW Shiwangandu small hydro-power was established by UNIDO in Zambia. This hydro-power mini grid provides renewable energy to communities and small businesses. UNIDO also provided a solar-mini grid which supplies the Mpanta community with 60kW. In Chad, four solar mini-grids are under construction. Beneficiary countries : Chad, Uganda, Malawi, and Zambia.
Selected Global Forum Activities Regular Conference of the African Ministers of Industry (CAMI) - Accelerated Industrial Development of Africa (AIDA) LDC Ministerial Conferences - UNIDO LDCs strategy
Selected Global Forum Activities Others AU-UNIDO Conference on Economic Diversification and Manufacturing in Africa (2012) -Promotion of economic diversification and South-South cooperation for agribusiness and pharmaceutical sectors -Development of a business-to-business platform to link stakeholders High-level Conference on the development of agribusiness and agro-industry in Africa (2010) - African Agribusiness and Agro-industries Initiative (3ADI) International Conference on Renewable Energy in Africa (2008) - Plan of Action for Scaling Up Renewable Energy Development in Africa
Funds Mobilization and Partnerships LDCs: o Reliance on international donors community (ODA)
Funds Mobilization and Partnerships African Union (CAMI 20, AFRIPANET, PMPA Action Plan, 3ADI) NEPAD Secretariat (Industry, Trade and Market Access Cluster) Regional Economic Communities (ECREEE, EACCREE, Industrial Upgrading and Modernization Programme SADC, Trade Capacity in Agro Industry EAC) Global Environment Facility Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund European Union Japan United Nations Trust Funds Public Private Partnerships
Partnerships Institutions Poverty reduction through productive activities: UNDP, FAO, IFAD, etc. Trade capacity building: European Commission, WTO, UNCTAD, UNECA, etc. Energy and environment: UNEP, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Multilateral Fund for the implementation of the Montreal Protocol, UN Energy. Example of institutional cooperation: 3ADI, a joint UNIDO-FAO-IFAD initiative to enhance food security through the development of agribusiness
Partnerships Examples of Business partnerships HP: equipping African young professionals and entrepreneurs with IT skills through the HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP Life). trainings held in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa since 2008. Chevron: supporting UNIDOs efforts to develop and integrate an entrepreneurship curriculum programme implemented in 40 secondary schools in 9 provinces of Angola
Future programmatic outlook Objectives for post- 2015: Focusing on structural transformation and economic diversification Shifting from poverty reduction to social and inclusive development (post MDGs) Strengthening relationships and mainstreaming with the UN system, partner UN agencies, DaO engagement Implications of the post- 2015 goals on the industrial development of LLDCs. Taking advantage of the African Green Growth Initiative and Sustainable Energy for All Initiative Agribusiness and Mineral Beneficiation to enhance Value Addition and Job Creation Partnerships with private sector Way forward: UNIDO delivers targeted assistance to accelerate industrial development for inclusive growth LLDCs: accompanying the emergence of industrial sector
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