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  1. 2. AN OVERVIEW AND MAIN ELEMENTS Geneva Resource Centre Presentation by: Julian Mukiibi
  2. 3. SUMMARY OF PRESENTATION <ul><li>Project Context </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Activities/Milestones </li></ul><ul><li>Performance Indicators </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges/Mitigating factors </li></ul><ul><li>FEAD and Beyond </li></ul>
  3. 4. Context <ul><li>Draws from the FEATS project. </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture in Africa: potential engine for development and poverty reduction, more so in the EAC. </li></ul><ul><li>Necessary conditions are: </li></ul>Need for greater government attention
  4. 5. Objectives Intermediate Long Term <ul><ul><li>Develop an enabling environment for private sector- led agricultural policies. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong pro-trade, pro-equity Southern NGO voice in Geneva with grassroots links to project Countries. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the main elements to an enabling business environment and farmer-friendly development of agriculture. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthen networks of key stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthen the pro-trade, pro-equity voice already established in Geneva. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Implementation <ul><li>A differentiated approach in EAC. </li></ul><ul><li>In-depth research in 3 core countries: Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. </li></ul><ul><li>CUTS approach: development through research-based advocacy and networking. </li></ul><ul><li>This Model is to be replicated and extended to other countries. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Key Activities
  7. 8. Research Milestones Policy-Oriented Research and Analysis 2012 2011 Issues <ul><li>Related to an enabling environment for private sector-led, farmer-friendly, development of agriculture . </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant international issues under the WTO Doha Round on agriculture negotiations, and EPAs . </li></ul>Studies update based on feedback and other developments. 7 policy Briefs and briefing notes prepared and disseminated. March April TOR’s finalized and commissioned to country partners. TOR’s for two papers on WTO and EPA finalized. August All drafts ready for review and discussion. September Research studies and papers ready for dissemination.
  8. 9. Advocacy Aim: necessary changes at national and international level to create an enabling environment for private sector-led, farmer-friendly, agricultural development. Means: targeted publications and messages as well as events and dialogues. Aim and means Advocacy Milestones 2012 2011 September First set of national advocacy dialogues undertaken in project countries. February Second set of national advocacy dialogues to inter alia chart a future course of action. March Regional advocacy event held in Arusha, Tanzania to promote dialogue among relevant regional stakeholders.
  9. 10. Advocacy (cont’d) April 2011 to March 2012: events and dialogues organized in Geneva. small group informal quarterly meetings held at CUTS. advocacy messages prepared and disseminated.
  10. 11. Networking Networking Milestones March Final quarterly report to PAC. 2011 2012 Aim <ul><li>to strengthen both research outcomes and advocacy efforts. </li></ul><ul><li>Linking different actors: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>groups of relevant stakeholders in project countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>representatives of Geneva trade and development community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Representatives of relevant regional organizations and non-Geneva based organizations will also be included in the network. </li></ul></ul>April Establishment of the Project Advisory Committee (PAC). May Establishment of National Reference Groups in Project countries. June First quarterly report to PAC for feedback and guidance. September Second quarterly report to PAC. December Third quarterly report to PAC.
  11. 12. Performance Indicators
  12. 13. Challenges/ Mitigating Factors Challenges Strategy Ensuring timely and quality delivery of all outputs Optimum use of CUTS human resources along with project partners Maintaining the interest of members of various reference groups constituting larger groups of stakeholders such that at least some of them are regularly engaged Ensuring sustainability of outcomes integrating the project with other work of CUTS in Africa and Geneva
  13. 14. FEAD & Beyond <ul><li>Project activities are inter-linked with on-going initiatives of CUTS projects. Synergies will be drawn from these in order to sustain its outcomes. </li></ul><ul><li>FEAD is designed to enable replication in other countries, and is suitable for local adaptations. This will be pursued through identification of donors. </li></ul><ul><li>Finally, FEAD underscores CUTS-GRC’s strategy as a “service provider” for promotion of inclusive development. </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Thank You ! </li></ul>For More Information Please Visit: www.cuts-grc.org