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  • 1. © IFAD & IFPRI Strategic Partnership to Develop Innovative Policies on Climate Change Mitigation and Market Access
  • 2. Objectives • Strengthen capacity of country programme partners • Evaluate options for improved access to market opportunities • Mainstream solutions • national policies • investment programs
  • 3. Target Groups and Benefits Target Groups • Rural poor • Rural producers’ organizations • National policymakers and their advisors Benefits • Identify solutions: policy and institutional • Pro-poor strategies • environmental and production-related policies
  • 4. IFAD Projects Likely to Benefit • Country programs will build upon results • Sub-Saharan Africa, South America, and South East Asia programmes will benefit
  • 5. Why IFPRI? • Research, capacity strengthening, and communications • Global research programs on policies for adapting to global change • Focus on the impacts of climate change, especially agriculture • Substantial research on Payment for Environmental Services (PES) approaches • Access of the rural poor to agricultural commodity markets
  • 6. Why IFPRI? • IFPRI researchers leading • 2009 World Development Report on “Managing Competing Demands for Water and Land under Climate Change” • CGIAR development of a Challenge Program on Climate Change
  • 7. IFAD policy interventions NO YES available to minimize market/ government failures? Existing IFPRI/IFAD New tools proposed to New IFPRI/IFAD interventions implement interventions interventions Contracting and other Pro-poor interventions to Pro-poor interventions to mechanisms to facilitate link rural households to link rural households to access of the poor markets for markets for environmental environmental services services interventions & Governance assessment interventions & policies policies methods Impact evaluation methods Pro-poor interventions & Pro-poor markets access policies to link small interventions & policies Scaling up methodology holders to dynamic markets (recommendation domains) Capacity building and Q&A system
  • 8. Components of the Program • High-value commodity market-access activities • Climate change mitigation market access activities • Program support functions
  • 9. Participating Countries • Countries will be selected by a consultative process between IFAD and IFPRI • 4 focus countries will be selected • Interested CPMs will be invited to apply
  • 10. Selection Criteria • Interest in improving access to commodity markets • Geographic distribution of countries • Extent of rural poverty • Prior work and presence of IFAD and IFPRI in the country • Relevant on-going grants and loans under implementation
  • 11. Selection Criteria • On-going projects in collaboration with farmers’ and grassroots’ organizations • National policies relevant to the program • Supportive policy environment for innovation • Capacity to accept research recommendations • Strong donor groups • Ownership and engagement of CPMs
  • 12. Expected Outputs • Promoting access to high-value commodity markets • Promoting access to climate change mitigation markets • Capacity strengthening and knowledge management
  • 13. Implementation • Consultations to shape research agenda • Consolidation of agreements under MOU • Research institutions with ongoing field programs may be brought into the program
  • 14. Program Management • Joint Steering Committee (JSC) • Program coordinators • Bi-annual progress review • Implementation of thematic activities • Facilitating activities at the country level
  • 15. 2009 Workplan • Engagement and selection of project • Q&A Portal for policy research and innovation • Network of policy advisors, researchers and program implementers • Country-level policy innovation network
  • 16. 2009 Workplan • Develop and foster policy communications • Partner with regional and global knowledge sharing and learning systems • Implement focused capacity-strengthening activities • Bi-annual workshops of progress