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Wrap-up of issues to take forward from the ACCRA conference, Jo Lofthouse, ACCRA International Programme Coordinator.

Wrap-up of issues to take forward from the ACCRA conference, Jo Lofthouse, ACCRA International Programme Coordinator.

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    ACCRA Conference wrap-up Sept 2011 ACCRA Conference wrap-up Sept 2011 Presentation Transcript

    • Wrap up ACCRA regional conference, 28 September 2011
    • Recap of aims
      • Discuss important issue which we’re all grappling with.
      • Role of government and partners. Ways forward.
      • ACCRA findings.
      • Exchange between countries.
    • Overarching themes
      • Underlines nature of challenge – development already difficult, climate change exacerbating.
      • CC issues interlinked with all others – cannot be easily separated out. Adaptive Capacity.
      • Looking at innovation in a different way.
      • Institutions – need to remember informal institutions, ‘rules of the game’.
      • Information – not just transmitting it – do people have the agency to use it? Transformation of info into knowledge, including for ACCRA report.
      • Learnings from other countries: sharing experience.
      • Responsibilities for all actors to take learnings forward.
    • Countries taking this work forward – common themes 1
    • Countries taking this work forward – common themes 2
    • ACCRA phase 2
      • Remit of ACCRA, government and ACCRA members/other development partners.
      • Research, capacity building: commitment with DFID.
      • Ideas for phase 2:
        • Research: focus on particular characteristics? Urban?
        • Capacity building: build on this. Still focused on local and national.
    • Next steps
      • Meeting on Friday with coordinators.
      • Programme memorandum in October. Consultation with partners in-country.
      • Phase 2 from November 2011.