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IITA R4D: Implication of CGIAR reform on research and operations


Future for IITA R4D Projects,Implication of changes in funding type,2011 as transition

Future for IITA R4D Projects,Implication of changes in funding type,2011 as transition

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  • 1. IITA R4DImplication of CGIAR reform on research and operations
  • 2. Future for IITA R4D Projects• Summary of implications• CRP and IITA Programs• Challenges• Opportunities• 2011 as transition
  • 3. Implication of changes in funding type no restricted increasing restricted 100% restricted own agenda andCenter Strategic Agenda completely framework framework collaborative with significant competition with competition for cost,Inter-Center Interactions CGIAR donors Increasing competition efficiency, and effectiveness NARS as NARES, ARI, limited Traditional, New, andPartnership-Who beneficiaries private sector, NGO ComplexPartnership-Management optional important requiredFunds available for capacitybuilding, infrastructure,collaborative activities such astechnical assistance, networking, some core/someinternational trials, service, etc fully costed from core projects fully costed from projects increasing importance formally need to include inStakeholder feedback informal and formal planning and reportingaccountability for funds not really yes and no key criteria for success Key criteria for success with some use of performance indicators withoutputs, outcomes, impact mainly science performance indicators clear targets new science, new R4D,opportunities science and impact R4D partnerships, new donors
  • 4. CR ProgramCRP1.1 Integrated agricultural production systems for the poor and vulnerable in dry areasCRP1.2 Integrated Systems for the Humid TropicsCRP1.3 Harnessing the development potential of aquatic agricultural systems for the poor and vulnerableCRP2 Policies, institutions, and markets to strengthen assets and agricultural incomes for the poorCRP3 Sustainable production systems for ensuring food security (dryland cereals, grain legumes, livestock and fish, maize, rice, wheat, and roots, tubers and banana)CRP4 Agriculture for improved nutrition and healthCRP5 Durable solutions for water scarcity and land degradationCRP6 Forests and trees: livelihoods, landscapes and governanceCRP7 Climate change, agriculture and food security
  • 5. IITA Program mapped to CRPIITA Humidtropics CRP2 CRP Maize CRP RTB CRP GL CRP4 CRP5 CRP7ProgramRT x x x x xCL x x x x xBP x x x x xHTC x x x xAB x x x x xOT x x xAH xSP-IPM x x x x x x x x
  • 6. Allocation of FTE to CRP proposals35302520151050 CRP1.2 CRP2 CRP3M CRP3RTB CRP3GL CRP4 CRP5 CRP7 Total FTE Unrestricted FTE
  • 7. New Challenges• 100% projectized – Fully allocated and costed – Fully accountable, financially and technically
  • 8. New Challenges• Project management – New processes and tools – Implementation planning – M&E internally and externally – New performance indicators
  • 9. New Challenges• CRP roles – Manage as Lead Institute – Be managed as primary partner – Initial small role in areas of priority for IITA, such as CRP4• CRP and IITA Programs – Alignment? – Maintain both?
  • 10. New Challenges• Broader teams – Multiple centers and continents – Planning, implementing and reporting – Conflict management – Competition for resources uncertain – Partnership management
  • 11. Future Opportunities• Global Focus – Impact – Partnerships – Visibility
  • 12. Future Opportunities• Research – Inter Center collaboration offers new research areas – New research areas within CRP, like Humidtropics – New research areas from partnerships – Greater critical mass for priority areas
  • 13. Future Opportunities• Partnerships – Centers: CRP funds to fully operationalize planning, implementation, reporting, and have impact – Increased with private sector and new ARI – New research or development focus – More learning and proactive management
  • 14. Future Opportunities• Stakeholders – Greater relevance and uptake with more input – Greater uptake and outcomes with greater feedback to stakeholders
  • 15. Future Opportunities• Funding – Longer term more funds from Consortium based on greater outcomes, visibility, and opportunities from recognition of contribution to Agricultural growth – More opportunities for funds
  • 16. Future Opportunities• Full cost recovery – Better service and support – Greater equity for access – Transparency for costing – Upgrading of facilities and services from funds generated through use – Science Park and other shared users
  • 17. 2011• Caution and prudence – Cost implication of decisions – Focus on priorities – Invest in completing, reporting, learning from past, resource mobilization, and strengthening new areas (IP management and Gender Mainstreaming) – Invest into adaptation