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  • Refining the work plan for the market access and climate change components of the IFAD-IFPRI Partnership Nick Minot and Gerald Nelson 25 March 2009 IFAD, Rome
  • Areas of marketing research at IFPRI
    • Global, regional and national trade agreements and market reforms
    • Domestic marketing, with focus on diversification into high-value agriculture, diagnosis of supply chains, and transformation of marketing channels
    • Role of institutions and infrastructure in market development
    • Food and water safety
    • Urban-rural linkages (new theme)
  • Potential activities for collaboration on marketing
    • Value chain analysis
    • Survey design and analysis
    • Impact evaluation
    • Experiments to address key information gaps
    • Identification of development domains
    • Capacity development
  • Potential activities for collaboration on climate change
    • Project-specific
      • Assessment of the effects of climate change on specific crops being grown/considered
      • Assess opportunities for accessing the international offsets market
    • National capacity building
      • Identify national staff tasked with providing inputs on climate change and agriculture in the UNFCCC negotiations
      • Provide support as requested
    • Collaboration between IFAD and IFPRI on inputs into the UNFCCC negotiations
  • Ghana country programme, marketing
    • Relevant IFAD programmes
      • Northern Rural Growth Programme (rural)
      • Root and Tuber Improvement & Mkting Programme
      • Regional Cassava Processing & Marketing Initiative
      • Others: Rural and Ag Finance, Rural Enterprises, Northern Poverty Reduction Programme
    • Areas of potential collaboration
      • Baseline surveys for NRGP
      • Value-chain analysis to select commodities for NRGP
      • Inputs to “commodity business plans”
      • Analysis of cassava-wheat substitution and feasibility of 10% cassava content mandate in maize flour
      • Capacity development in market information system
  • Ghana country programme, climate change
    • Relevant IFAD programmes
      • Root and Tuber Improvement & Mkting Programme
      • Regional Cassava Processing & Marketing Initiative
    • Areas of potential collaboration
      • Use crop models to assess potential impacts of climate change on cassava, yams, and sweet potato
      • Identify opportunities to increase carbon sequestration with modified cropping systems
      • Assess potential for monitoring and verification
      • Assess potential for aggregation for intl carbon markets
    • Work with national-level negotiators on UNFCCC inputs
  • Ghana country programme, next steps
    • Next steps in refining collaboration work plan
      • 27-28 April – planning workshop for NRGP in Tamale
      • IFPRI staff to participate in workshop
      • Piggy-back planning workshop with stakeholders to discuss IFPRI role in Ghana, possibly 29 April in Accra
    • Consultations and coordination with IFPRI’s Ghana country programme
    • Roles
      • Suresh will organize consultations
      • IFPRI staff to develop understanding of IFAD programmes and prepare options for discussion
      • Mohamed to
        • sign off on agenda, facilitate organization
        • Identify national-level negotiators on UNFCCC inputs and need for capacity building
  • Mozambique country programme, marketing
    • Relevant IFAD programmes
      • Rural Markets Promotion Programme (PROMER)
      • Sofala Bank Artisanal Fisheries Programme
      • Rural Finance Support Programme
      • Agricultural Support Programme
    • Areas of potential collaboration
      • PROMER in Nacala Corridor
        • Value chain analysis and commodity business plans
        • Promoting smallholder-agribusiness linkages (CF)
        • Analysis of cotton concession policy
      • Fisheries programme – value chain analysis
      • Knowledge management for NPDR
      • Elaboration of new COSOP
  • Mozambique country programme, climate change
    • Relevant IFAD programmes
      • Rural Markets Promotion Programme (PROMER)
      • Rural Finance Support Programme
      • Agricultural Support Programme
    • Areas of potential collaboration
      • PROMER
        • Use crop models to assess potential impacts of climate change on potential crops
        • Identify opportunities to increase carbon sequestration with modified cropping systems
        • Assess potential for monitoring and verification
        • Assess potential for aggregation for intl carbon markets
      • Identify and work with national-level negotiators on UNFCCC inputs
      • Incorporation of climate change issues in new COSOP
  • Mozambique country programme, next steps
    • Next steps in refining collaboration workplan
      • PROMER to be launched in mid-June with high-profile inception workshop in Zambezia, followed by technical planning meetings
      • IFPRI staff to attend technical planning meetings to identify roles
    • 3-4 days of consultations with stakeholders and IFAD development partners
      • particularly National Directorate of Rural Development in Min. of Planning and Development
    • Consultations and coordination with new IFPRI country programme in Mozambique
    • Identify national-level negotiators on UNFCCC inputs and need for capacity building
  • Vietnam country programme, marketing
    • Relevant IFAD programmes
      • 12 projects, mostly in Northern Uplands but 2 provinces in Central Highlands and 2 in Mekong Delta
      • Topics include agroforestry, income diversification, poverty reduction, and capacity development
    • Areas of potential collaboration
      • Poverty analysis and information systems
        • Analysis of existing survey data
      • Rural development modeling
        • Strategies for different types of households
      • Develop rural business climate index
      • Shift extension from subsidies to advisory services
      • Capacity development for extension & IPSARD
  • Vietnam country programme, climate change
    • Relevant IFAD programmes
      • 12 projects, mostly in Northern Uplands but 2 provinces in Central Highlands and 2 in Mekong Delta
      • Topics include agroforestry and payments for environmental services
    • Areas of potential collaboration
      • Use crop models to assess potential impacts of climate change on potential crops/agroforestry systems
      • Identify opportunities to increase carbon sequestration with modified agroforestry systems
      • Assess potential for monitoring and verification
      • Assess potential for aggregation for intl carbon markets
      • Shift extension from subsidies to aggregation services for accessing intl. carbon markets
      • Capacity development for national UNFCCC negotiators on agriculture
  • Vietnam country programme, next steps
    • Next steps in refining collaboration work plan
      • Nick Minot to travel to Vietnam 5-11 April
      • Will meet with Atsuko in Hanoi to discuss options in more detail
      • Will set date, venue, and format for larger planning meeting between IFPRI staff and IFAD staff and development partners
      • Larger meeting may piggy-back on country programme review in August 10-15 window
      • Identify national-level negotiators on UNFCCC inputs and need for capacity building
  • Morocco country programme, marketing
    • Topics of IFAD programmes
      • Participation of the poor, financial services, access to water and agricultural technology, development of commodity chains, pastoral development, and mountain region integrated rural development
    • Tentative areas of potential collaboration
      • Participation of poor in commodity chains, particularly high-value agriculture
      • Impact evaluation
      • Impact of trade liberalization on small farmers
  • Morocco country programme, climate change
    • Relevant IFAD programmes
      • To be determined
    • Areas of potential collaboration, possibly in coordination with the Green Morocco Plan
      • Use crop models to assess potential impacts of climate change on potential crops in IFAD-funded projects
      • Identify opportunities to increase carbon sequestration with modified cropping systems
      • Assess potential for monitoring and verification
      • Assess potential for aggregation for intl carbon markets
      • Capacity development for national UNFCCC negotiators on agriculture
  • Morocco country programme, next steps
    • Next steps in refining collaboration workplan
      • Country strategy meeting – tentative May 20
  • IFAD-IFPRI Collaboration on Global Negotiations
    • Assess need/desirability to prepare official joint submissions or complementary individual submissions and side events
      • Mid-April deadline
      • June UNFCCC meetings in Bonn
      • Bangkok and Copenhagen
    • Consider proposal on monitoring and verification