PROCASUR Regional Corporation  www.procasur.org Ariel Halpern Nairobi, April 2009
Corporación Regional PROCASUR <ul><li>Non profit organization founded by an IFAD grant in 1996. </li></ul><ul><li>Mainly a...
MAIN SERVICES Capacity Building:  Learning Routes E learning Technical Assistance Base Line Studies Human Resources Select...
<ul><li>Capacity Building </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Routes </li></ul><ul><li>Paths to Learning: Successful Innovations in...
Capacity Building Learning Routes 3. Linking Innovation and Young Rural Talents Programme Latinamerica and Africa  IMI – F...
LR increasing local capacities for a global learning
LR is a strategy to <ul><li>Manage the local knowledge builded in rural areas by projects operators, families, communities...
Targeting <ul><li>Beneficiaries and Staff of IFAD Projects. </li></ul><ul><li>The others, who we work with. </li></ul><ul>...
Thematic Areas and Partners <ul><li>Local Goverment </li></ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul><ul><li>Acces to Land </li></ul><ul...
LR   2009 (an invitation…) <ul><li>Cultural Assets for the rural and local development </li></ul><ul><li>Colombia / May </...
GENERAL DIAGRAMM LR
10% Policy makers 30% IFAD beneficiaries 20% IFAD partners 30% IFAD Staff -  35 international LR developed - 550 directly ...
Innovation Plan winners <ul><li>Sergio Lazo, Peru </li></ul><ul><li>Georeference and quality  certification of Coffee; Man...
Innovation Plan winners <ul><li>Yvrose Joseph, Haiti </li></ul><ul><li>Use of rural microleasing as a innovative financial...
Innovation Plan winners <ul><li>Betty Valenciano, Costa Rica </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance women capacities to participate in ...
IFAD  achivieng  policy impact <ul><li>Agrorural, Peru </li></ul><ul><li>Public and competitive assignment of resources </...
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  1. 1. PROCASUR Regional Corporation www.procasur.org Ariel Halpern Nairobi, April 2009
  2. 2. Corporación Regional PROCASUR <ul><li>Non profit organization founded by an IFAD grant in 1996. </li></ul><ul><li>Mainly active in Latinamerica with a few activities in Africa and Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>Works in the identification, development and scalling up of pro rural poor innovations. </li></ul><ul><li>Main Office in Santiago , representations in la Paz and Bogota . </li></ul><ul><li>Funded mainly by IFAD and Ford Foundation. </li></ul><ul><li>Good friends all over. </li></ul><ul><li>Main Pourpose: </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance the capacities of the agents involved in the design, implementation and evaluation of public inversment projects. </li></ul>
  3. 3. MAIN SERVICES Capacity Building: Learning Routes E learning Technical Assistance Base Line Studies Human Resources Selection Managment of Water Resources
  4. 4. <ul><li>Capacity Building </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Routes </li></ul><ul><li>Paths to Learning: Successful Innovations in Rural Microfinance </li></ul><ul><li>Africa, Asia, Latinamerica </li></ul><ul><li>Ford Foundation and IFAD </li></ul><ul><li>2. South to South Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Latinamerica and Africa </li></ul><ul><li>IFAD and Ford Foundation </li></ul>
  5. 5. Capacity Building Learning Routes 3. Linking Innovation and Young Rural Talents Programme Latinamerica and Africa IMI – FIDA 4. Political Participation of Rural Women Latinamerica and Africa UN- INSTRAW 5. Access to Land Latinamerica and Africa International Land Coalition
  6. 6. LR increasing local capacities for a global learning
  7. 7. LR is a strategy to <ul><li>Manage the local knowledge builded in rural areas by projects operators, families, communities and associations. </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the participation of local knowledge in the rural market for technical assistance. </li></ul><ul><li>Empower local entrepeurners for the systematic documentation of their knowledge and be able to share it among others. </li></ul><ul><li>Strength the action of network teams. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Targeting <ul><li>Beneficiaries and Staff of IFAD Projects. </li></ul><ul><li>The others, who we work with. </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><li>The best, who we learn from. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 9. Thematic Areas and Partners <ul><li>Local Goverment </li></ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul><ul><li>Acces to Land </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Identity and Assets </li></ul><ul><li>Rural Microfinance Products and Services. </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Dynamic and Special Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Participatory managment or natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Assistance for the rural microenterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Rural ITCs </li></ul>
  10. 10. LR 2009 (an invitation…) <ul><li>Cultural Assets for the rural and local development </li></ul><ul><li>Colombia / May </li></ul><ul><li>Development Banks: amplifying the access to financial services of the rural poor </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil and Guatemala / June </li></ul><ul><li>Green Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Colombia / June </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Land </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ecuador and Bolivia/ Africa???/ Second semester </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Young Rural Talents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Latinamerica </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. GENERAL DIAGRAMM LR
  12. 12. 10% Policy makers 30% IFAD beneficiaries 20% IFAD partners 30% IFAD Staff - 35 international LR developed - 550 directly beneficed; 3000 indirectly - 33 nationalities; 7 of them were African Participation
  13. 13. Innovation Plan winners <ul><li>Sergio Lazo, Peru </li></ul><ul><li>Georeference and quality certification of Coffee; Managment of stock trough mobile techology </li></ul><ul><li>After 12 months, first time that the cooperative put USD 200.000. in french market </li></ul>
  14. 14. Innovation Plan winners <ul><li>Yvrose Joseph, Haiti </li></ul><ul><li>Use of rural microleasing as a innovative financial product for the capitalization of assets. </li></ul><ul><li>9 months later the public bank where she works is piloting microleasing </li></ul>
  15. 15. Innovation Plan winners <ul><li>Betty Valenciano, Costa Rica </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance women capacities to participate in local gov. trough the exchange of experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>2 months later 10 majors took a 3 days Route and than joined the Women Municipalist Association. </li></ul>
  16. 16. IFAD achivieng policy impact <ul><li>Agrorural, Peru </li></ul><ul><li>Public and competitive assignment of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Direct contracting of private technical assistance </li></ul><ul><li>LR choosed for the cultural and procedural migration </li></ul><ul><li>Presidential Ministry, Colombia </li></ul><ul><li>IFAD Model for saving groups and insurance for Women implemented in 3 different country level programmes </li></ul>

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