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Presentation of the worldwide Challenge Program on Water and Food

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Presentation of the worldwide Challenge Program on Water and Food

  1. 1. CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food The Global Program Kate Lazarus, CPWF Mekong
  2. 2. The CPWF Objective <ul><li>To increase the productivity of water for food and livelihoods, in a manner that is environmentally sustainable, socially acceptable, and alleviates poverty for disadvantaged groups.  </li></ul>
  3. 3. The CPWF Vision <ul><li>To help develop more prosperous and resilient agricultural societies by improving access to water, and the ways in which it is managed and used. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Basin focus. </li></ul>Key characteristics <ul><li>A CGIAR program . </li></ul><ul><li>Research- for -development </li></ul><ul><li>program. </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships and networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated research. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The CGIAR <ul><li>15 international agricultural research centres. </li></ul><ul><li>Secretariat in the World Bank. </li></ul><ul><li>Includes centres such as IRRI, IWMI, WFC </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Basin focus. </li></ul>Key characteristics <ul><li>A CGIAR program . </li></ul><ul><li>Research- for -development </li></ul><ul><li>program. </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships and networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated research. </li></ul>
  7. 7. CPWF Impact Pathways End users Those whose behavior needs to change Next users Those who will deliver the change Research products The tools we need to effect the change The problem The thing we need to change The research The research we need to develop the tools
  8. 8. <ul><li>Basin focus. </li></ul>Key characteristics <ul><li>A CGIAR program . </li></ul><ul><li>Research- for -development </li></ul><ul><li>program. </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships and networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated research. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Partnerships and networks <ul><li>Partnerships and networks are the only way to get research results into practice quickly. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Basin focus. </li></ul>Key characteristics <ul><li>A CGIAR program . </li></ul><ul><li>Research- for -development </li></ul><ul><li>program. </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships and networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated research. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Integrated research Complex problems require integrated research to yield integrated solutions
  12. 12. <ul><li>Basin focus. </li></ul>Key characteristics <ul><li>A CGIAR program . </li></ul><ul><li>Research- for -development </li></ul><ul><li>program. </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships and networks. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated research. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Where we work
  14. 14. <ul><li>Thank you for your attention!! </li></ul><ul><li>www.waterandfood.org </li></ul>

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