CCAFS: Regional Engagement Strategy<br />
The Three CCAFS Focus Regions<br />Indo-Gangetic Plains:<br />Parts of India,  Bangladesh, Nepal<br />West Africa:<br />Se...
Regional Engagement Strategy<br />Goal<br />To empower stakeholders by increased regional engagement with them and not to ...
Approach<br />Integration of thematic research<br />Participatory priority setting and benchmark site selection- Agenda se...
 Action Plan  2011-15: Focus area 1: Design and  demonstration of community led climate-smart agriculture in benchmark CCA...
Priorities in IGP 2011-15: Focus area 2:  Climate-smart agriculture at  sub-national/ national scale<br />Theme  4: DSS/To...
Priorities in IGP 2011-15: Focus area 3: Capacity building of stakeholders<br />Farming communities<br />Self-help-groups ...
Upscaling (Example from India)<br /><ul><li>Partnerships with:
NARES
Indian Farmers Fertilizer Co-operative Limited  (links with 150 m farmers (25%); rainfall  insurance,  ICT in agriculture,...
National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (Employment provided in 2010: 41 million households (40% backward castes; 50% w...
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Regional engagement strategies

  1. 1. CCAFS: Regional Engagement Strategy<br />
  2. 2. The Three CCAFS Focus Regions<br />Indo-Gangetic Plains:<br />Parts of India, Bangladesh, Nepal<br />West Africa:<br />Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, and Niger<br />East Africa:<br />Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, and Ethiopia<br />
  3. 3. Regional Engagement Strategy<br />Goal<br />To empower stakeholders by increased regional engagement with them and not to provide ready one-time solutions for adaptation/mitigation<br />
  4. 4. Approach<br />Integration of thematic research<br />Participatory priority setting and benchmark site selection- Agenda setting workshops<br />Effective regional partnerships for participatory action research at different scales<br />Involvement of women and marginalized sectors of the society<br />Capacity building of stakeholders<br />Linkages with appropriate agencies for upscaling<br />Communication with stakeholders<br />
  5. 5. Action Plan 2011-15: Focus area 1: Design and demonstration of community led climate-smart agriculture in benchmark CCAFS sites/villages<br />Work with rural communities to provide science driven actions addressing overall goals of development<br />Theme 2, 3 and 4: Bio-economic household modelling<br />Theme 2: PAR on risk management strategies (weather forecasting; insurance; food, forage, seed and water banks; adapted varieties; RCTs)<br />Theme 3: Agro-forestry, mitigation potential of interventions <br />Theme 1: Analogues to provide knowledge of adaptation options in other regions; farmer exchange<br />Partners in India, e.g.: CG centers, NARS, IFFKO (PAR), IFKSL (ICT), If-TOKIO (Insurance); IFFDC (Agro-forestry), IMD (Met Dept), <br />Linkages: MGNREGA, NFSM<br />
  6. 6. Priorities in IGP 2011-15: Focus area 2: Climate-smart agriculture at sub-national/ national scale<br />Theme 4: DSS/Toolkits for assessing the regionally differentiated vulnerabilities, and consequences of actions/inactions of policy decisions <br />Theme 1: Climate analogues for PGR conservation/evaluation<br />Theme 2: Climate forecasts and food security components<br />Theme 3: Agric contribution to GHGs, mitigation options, incentives<br />Partners (e.g. India): CG centers, ESSP, NARS, <br />Deptsof Agriculture<br />
  7. 7. Priorities in IGP 2011-15: Focus area 3: Capacity building of stakeholders<br />Farming communities<br />Self-help-groups of farmers<br />NGOs<br />Industry such as insurance related<br />Local governments and leaders, especially women<br />Advisors of national policy planners<br />Researchers<br />
  8. 8. Upscaling (Example from India)<br /><ul><li>Partnerships with:
  9. 9. NARES
  10. 10. Indian Farmers Fertilizer Co-operative Limited (links with 150 m farmers (25%); rainfall insurance, ICT in agriculture, farm forestry, community development, training to farmers)
  11. 11. National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (Employment provided in 2010: 41 million households (40% backward castes; 50% women))
  12. 12. Ministry of Rural Development (Participation of local village leadership)</li></li></ul><li>Additional option for upscaling CCAFS work in South Asia:<br />Potential audience : > 1.5 billion (45% women; 50% weaker sections)<br />CCAFS<br />CCAFS<br />CCAFS<br />CCAFS<br />2014<br />
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  14. 14. Expected outcomes<br /><ul><li>Enhanced agricultural adaptation plans at different scales
  15. 15. Better technology targeting for climate change resilience
  16. 16. Improved early warning systems
  17. 17. Enhanced social safety nets
  18. 18. Carbon management for improved soils and income</li></ul>Critical actors<br /><ul><li>National and regional policy-makers
  19. 19. Local governments
  20. 20. Farmers’ organizations
  21. 21. Met dept.
  22. 22. Industry bodies such as insurance, ICT, input suppliers
  23. 23. Civil Society </li></ul>How?<br /><ul><li>Capacity enhancement
  24. 24. Participatory action research for co-production, evaluation and dissemination
  25. 25. Farmer exchanges
  26. 26. Assessing regionally differentiated vulnerabilities and opportunities
  27. 27. Consequences of policy decisions
  28. 28.  A focus on women and marginalized sectors </li></ul>With whom ?<br /><ul><li>Farming communities
  29. 29. Village leaders
  30. 30. NGOs
  31. 31. NARES
  32. 32. Universities
  33. 33. CGIAR Centers
  34. 34. Regional and national policy makers</li></ul>Better adapted rural communities, with higher incomes and greater food security<br />Impacts<br />Regional Engagement for Integrated Agricultural Development: Generic Impact Pathway<br />Key Outputs<br /><ul><li>Tools for diagnosis and vulnerability assessment
  35. 35. Portfolio of adaptation and mitigation technologies, practices and policies
  36. 36. New knowledge about the trade-offs between adaptation and mitigation</li>

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