Research, advisory services and education are in this diagram reflected as separate elements, but in practice they are envisioned to be integrated within a common innovation system. Farmers are part of the advisory services but are also the main intended end beneficiaries of these support services.The support services are aligned to the principles laid out in the FAAP.
FARA also bears convening power.
FARA also bears convening power.
CAADP country process
Forum for Agricultural Research in AfricaEmmanuel TambiDirector, Advocacy and PolicyThe CAADP Country Process
• What is the CAADP Framework• CAADP Vision and Goals• The CAADP Country Process• Implementation Process• Sequencing of Country implementation process• FARA’s knowledge support to CAADP• ConclusionThe CAADP Framework (1/3)
CAADP – Not a “Programme” per seRather, a Pan-African Framework – A setof principles and targets collectivelydefined at all levels to:– Guide country strategies andinvestment programmes– Allow regional peer learning andreview– Facilitate alignment andharmonization of developmenteffortThe CAADP Framework (2/3)
A way to champion reform in the agriculture sectorEvidence-based planning processContinental in nature but operationalized throughintegrated national and regional effortsChanging the way we do businessThe CAADP Framework (3/3)
Improve productivity of agriculture – 6%annual production growth rateDynamic agricultural marketsIntegrate farmers into market economyEquitable distribution of wealthStrategic player in agricultural science andtechnology developmentOverall goal: Improve livelihoods, foodsecurity and environmental resilienceCAADP Vision and Goals
Aims to improve quality and effectiveness of agricultural sectorprogrammesIntegrates principles and values of CAADP into national systems ofdevelopment planningThe CAADP Country Process (1/2)Does not replace or duplicatesexisting planning processesBut subjects them to rigorousanalysis and reformInvestment programmes designed,implemented, reviewed, adaptedand re-planned in a continuousmannerHelps harness political will
Governed by:5 core strategic functions3 core values and principles• Partnerships andalliances• Dialogue (peer) reviewand mutualaccountability• Exploitation of regionalcomplementaritiesThe Country Implementation Process (2/2)
Comprises of 4 key components1. Engagement with stakeholdersand public – commonunderstanding of opportunitiesfor agricultural growth• Government buy-in andleadership (country team)• Stakeholder commitment• Public awareness and support• Formal launch of CAADP agendaThe Country Implementation Process [RT] (1/4)
2. Evidence-based analysis and stocktaking – deepeningunderstanding around common prioritiesThe Country Implementation Process (2/4)EcosystemsanalysisEconomic /financial analysisTechnical analysisPolicy analysis Institutionalanalysis
• Validation workshop: national consensus on drivers of growth and priorities• Agreement on identified priority areas of investments• Initial set of core investment programmes• Implementation modalities• Capacity needs• Costs and resource commitmentThe Country Implementation Process (3/4)3. Development of investment programmes, partnerships andalliances
4. Assessment and learning from process and practice – and adaptingand re-planning• M & E Framework• Monitoring mechanism linked to peer reviewThe Country Implementation Process (4/4)
• Implementation launch: Public demonstration ofcollective, multi-partner commitment to engage onthe CAADP agenda• Validation workshop: Agreement on identifiedpriorities• Compact signing• Development of Investment Plans• Implementation modalities and role definition• Capacity needs• Costing and resource mobilizationSequencing of the Country Implementation Process (1/3)
Sequencing of the Country Implementation Process (2/3)• Strategic benchmark document signedby key stakeholders• Demonstrates commitment aroundshared vision• Endorsement seals commitment of allparties to support CAADP (10% budgetallocation and 6% annual growth).CAADP Country Compact• Product of country implementation process (RT)• Outlines key issues and agreements on policies, strategies, priorityareas and investment plans
Sequencing of the Country Implementation Process (3/3)CAADP Country Investment Plan• Set of core priority areas forinvestments• Formulated with participation of all keystakeholders• Aligns investments to priorities ofCAADP and national priorities• Aligns on-going programmes withCAADP agenda
Many actors sharing responsibilities: (i) Institutions with specific roles(ii) Specialized support institutions (Pillar Institutions)Institutional arrangements for the Country Implementation Process(1/4)CCAAAADDPPccoouunnttrryytteeaammDecision-makingauthority andexecution ofprocess resideat country levelCAADP country team responsiblefor coordinating/managing/super-vising CAADP country processNational stakeholders` review studiesand data gathered for CAADP process,debate priorities, develop recommen-dations for investment programmeCAADP Pillar Institutions contribute thematicexpertise in respective areas, guide implementa-tion of pillar frameworks, cross-fertilize lessonslearned, promote regional & continental network-ing, assist with quality assuranceOther support organizations (e.g., ReSAKSS)perform consulting work as requested, includingconducting analytical studiesAdvisoryrole,trans-nationalRECs provide backstopping at regional level, incl. operational supportto CAADP management process, coordination of external services tocountry teams, advocacy for CAADP at regional & ministerial levelsAfrican Union manages overall accountability for CAADP implementation …NEPAD-CAADP Secretariat ….
Forum for Agricultural Research in AfricaHow is FARA positioned to ensure effective andefficient technical support to CAADP KISCAADPVisionHunger eliminated, and poverty and food insecurityreduced• through sustainable agriculture-led development thatpreserves the natural resource base• 6% growth in agric. Output; 10% budget allocationImproved planning, Effective policies & support servicesEffective policies, support services and actions forImproving agricultural productivityAdvisoryServicesAFAASEduc/Train.RUFORUM,ANAFE, TEAM-AfricaResearchSROs
African UnionAUC & AU-NPCACAADPPillarI:Land&WaterManagementPillarII:MarketAccessPillarIII:FoodSupplyPillarIV:AgriculturalResearch,TechnologyDissemination&AdoptionIncreasing scale ofdomestic investments inagric. Productivity(African Govts)Aligned and coordinatedsupport (DevelopmentPartners)Enhanced AfricanAgricultural InnovationCapacityImproved productivity,competitiveness andmarketsGFAR, GFRASGCHERAResearchSROs, NARS, CGIARFarmerempowermentPAFFO,PanAACPANGOCEducationRUFORUM, ANAFEREESAO, AAU,TEAM AfricaExtensionAFAASNetworkingSupportFAAPFARAEvolution and Reform ofagric. institutionsFARA model for knowledge support to CAADP Pillar IV
How will FARA support CAADP KIS• FARA has become a stronger organization, better able to fulfillits role as the apex organization for African ARD• FARA’s knowledge support to CAADP KIS is to ensure that thecountry process benefits from:• Human and institutional capacity it needs• Advocacy and communication to enable policy makers havethe evidence-based information they need to formulateenabling policies• Partnerships to enable constituents have access to theknowledge, information and skills they need to effectivelyplan and implement CAADP interventions
How will FARA support CAADP KIS• FARA’s knowledge support to CAADP KIS would be to:• Determine outcomes through observation, foresight,strategic analyses, partnerships, catalysing appropriateresponses• Creating and filling capacity needs by connecting,integrating and educating• Enabling implementation through advocacy andcommunication to generate enabling policies and ensurethat they get the stakeholder support required forimplementation
CAADP is a Pan-African Framework that defines a set of principles andtargets to guide country strategies and investment programmesCountries are encouraged to adopt the CAADP framework if they areto increase agricultural productivity, access markets, reduce foodinsecurity, create wealth and income and reduce povertyFARA is ready to deliver knowledge and skills to support the CAADPcountry processConclusion