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  • 1. Strategic Youth Stakeholder Workshop Hof van Wageninge Hotel, Netherlands, 14 to 16 November 2012 Wageningen , DRAFT AGENDA Day 1: Setting the scene and learning from partners Time Sessions Facilitators09:00 - 09:15 Arrival and registration of participants09:15- 09:30 Welcome and opening remarks Michael Hailu, Director, CTA09:30 - 10:00 Introduction of participants10:00 - 10:10 Presentation of the agenda10:10 - 11:00 Overview of CTA current initiatives on youth Karen Batjes, Supporting youth scientists (10 min) Bert Alkemade Judith Francis, Senior Programme Coordinator, CTA, Policies Developing youth in agriculture policies (10 min) Jose Filipe Fonseca, Senior Programme Coordinator, Policies Promoting youth opportunities in agriculture and ICTs – the ARDYIS project ng (10 min) Ken Lohento, Programme Coordinator, ICT4D Question and answer session ( min) (1511:00 -11:15 Coffee break11:15 -12:30 Opening panel: Unemployment and economic opportunities for agripreneurs and youth in rural areas Karen Batjes, Bert Alkemade Youth in Agriculture and rural development developing regions: brief situation analysis, key challenges, policy responses and perspectives - (20 min) John Omiti, Principal Policy Analyst, Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) esearch Employment, economic challenges and opportunities for young in youth in rural areas (20 min) Sylvestre Ouédraogo, economist, University of Ouagadougou/Yam Ouagadougou/Yam-Pukri Burkina Faso Respondent: Lamon Rutten, Policy, Market and ICTs (PMI) Programme 1
  • 2. Manager, CTA Question and answer session (15 min)12:30 -13:15 Learning from partners: Round 1 Karen Batjes, Bert Alkemade Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – (15 min) Mauro Bottaro, Gender and Rural Institutions Specialist, FAO, ESW International Fund for Agricultural Development : Approaches, Young Farmers’ project and Global Youth Innovator Network - (15 min) Anne-Laure ROY, Technical Adviser, IFAD Question and answer session (15 min)13:15 -14:15 Lunch14:15 -15:30 Learning from partners: Round 2 Karen Batjes, Bert Alkemade Young Professionals in Agricultural Research for Development (15 min) Marina Cherbonnier, Web and Communications Officer, YPARD Challenges and opportunities of youth agri-preneurs in the Caribbean (15 min) Kelly Holder, Caribbean Farmer Network (CAFAN) Supporting youth in the Pacific (15 min) Miriama Kunawave Brown, Secretariat of Pacific Communities Question and answer session (15 min)15:30 - 16:00 Video projection Judith Francis Bee Wise – A winning video from the Caribbean Science and Agriculture Film and Video Competition Question and answer session (15 min)16:00 -16:15 Coffee break16:15 - 17:00 Learning from partners: Round 3 Empowering rural youth in Zambia (15 min) Isaac Chanda, Ndole Youth Resource Centre Karen Batjes, Enhancing the mainstreaming of gender in youth in agriculture initiatives: Bert Alkemade Youths and young women in agriculture in Congo Sylvie Niombo, Azur Development, Congo Question and answer session (15 min)17:00 -17:15 Recap Day 1 Karen Batjes, Bert Alkemade End of day 1 - Departure to Hotel Paasberg, Ede 2
  • 3. Day 2 – CTA Youth Strategy - Key IdeasTime Sessions Facilitators09:00 -10:15 Learning from partners: Round 4 Youth championing ICT innovations in agriculture in East Africa (15 min) Claude MIGISHA, General Manager, KLAB, Rwanda Supporting youth in Southern Africa (15 min) Sithembile Ndema, Project Manager, Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) Karen Batjes, Bert Alkemade Youth entrepreneurship in agriculture: The Goat Dairy Project (15 min) Brooks-Smith-Lowe, Malaika, Grenada Empowering youth in Nigeria – (15 min) OLUMIDE IDOWU Emmanuel, Nigerian Youth Climate Coalition (NYCC) Question and answer session (15 min)10:15 – 10:45 Presentation of initial elements of the CTA Youth Strategy Question and answer session (15 min)10:45-11:00 Coffee break11:00- 11:45 Preparation of working group sessions Expectations from the sessions; creation of groups (4 or 5 groups ; themes might be : Youth and ICKM, youth in agriculture Karen Batjes, policies, Youth and Value Chains, Youth in science) Bert Alkemade Discussions will be structured around key issues that will be presented to participants.11:45 – 13:00 Working group sessions13:00-14:00 Lunch14:00 -16:00 Working group sessions (continued) Karen Batjes, Bert Alkemade16:00 -16:15 Coffee break16:15- 17:45 Working group sessions (continued) Karen Batjes, Bert Alkemade17:45- 18:00 Session wrap up18:00 -21:00 Cocktail and Dinner – Hotel Hof Wageningen End of Day 2 – Departure to Hotel Paasberg, Ede 3
  • 4. Day 3 Reporting working group sessions to CTA panel (CTA Headquarters)Time Sessions Facilitators09:00 -09:30 Finalization of working group discussions09:30-10:30 Report of working groups 1 & 2 Karen Batjes, Bert Alkemade Followed by discussions10:30-11:00 Coffee break with CTA Staff11:00 -12:15 Report of working groups 3 &4 Followed by discussions12:15 -12:30 Wrapping up discussions: initial follow-up elements Ken Lohento, Programme Coordinator, CTA12:30 -12:45 The way forward: perspectives from CTA Karen Batjes, Bert Alkemade Rutten Lamon, Manager, Policies, Markets and ICTs, CTA Ibrahim Khadar, Manager, Learning, Monitoring & Evaluation Unit, CTA12:45 13:00 Closing remarks Michael Hailu, CTA Director End of the workshop – Departure to Hotel Paasberg for Lunch 4