Coalition for African Rice Development    - its approach to promote private sectors -               Version March 2011    ...
Context(1000Mt)               PRODUCTION ANDCONSUMPTION OF RICE                                AFRICA, 1960 - 200718000   ...
Context                         Economic Food security          development                                             Su...
What is CARD?• is a consultative group of bilateral and multilateral  donors and African and international institutions• a...
Approaches     Double rice production in SSA               (28 MT per year by 2018)All aspects                            ...
Stakeholders CARD Partners                               African Rice Producing PartnersSteering Committee                ...
Development Plan   National Rice Development Strategies    ◦ Formulation of Version One (living document) and      launch...
Actions taken  “Connection with the private sector”   Workshop                           Questionnaire (Senegal, Jun)     ...
Areas Where Government Support is Required             in Seed Business• Create favorable environment for private sector t...
Next stepsKey issues on                                 CARD General  enabling          Seminar                           ...
Webpage• A tool to share information and particularly  assist project planners to generate effective  rice-related interve...
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Agri11 CARD - Hiroshi Hiraoka

  1. 1. Coalition for African Rice Development - its approach to promote private sectors - Version March 2011 CARD Secretariat, Nairobi, Kenya
  2. 2. Context(1000Mt) PRODUCTION ANDCONSUMPTION OF RICE AFRICA, 1960 - 200718000 Widening Demand-16000 supply Gap Production Consumption1400012000 +10000 Food Price Crisis 8000 6000 4000 Productivity 2000 Improvement 0 is essential 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 Year Green Revolution in Africa
  3. 3. Context Economic Food security development SustainabilitySelf sufficiency Rice sector Development Market-oriented or subsistence ? Extent of modernization
  4. 4. What is CARD?• is a consultative group of bilateral and multilateral donors and African and international institutions• aims at doubling the rice production in Sub-Sahara Africa by 2018• fully respects African ownership and leadership• Increase investment for rice-related development mainly through existing funding framework• Better coordinate interventions based on the shared view on rice development (NRDS)
  5. 5. Approaches Double rice production in SSA (28 MT per year by 2018)All aspects Capacity South-South of Rice AEZs development Cooperationvalue chain Inputs Irrigated On-farm Rain-fed lowland technology Rain-fed uplandPost-harvest Marketing
  6. 6. Stakeholders CARD Partners African Rice Producing PartnersSteering Committee Mali Senegal Burkina Faso Guinea Benin Nigeria Ethiopia Sierra Leone Côte dIvoire Rwanda Central African Ghana Republic Liberia Cameroon Togo Uganda Kenya Democratic Rep of Congo Tanzania Zambia First Group Countries Mozambique Madagascar Second Group Countries
  7. 7. Development Plan National Rice Development Strategies ◦ Formulation of Version One (living document) and launching ◦ Analysis / updating of interventions and gaps ◦ Prioritization of investments• Alignment with overarching framework ◦ Coordination with CAADP process
  8. 8. Actions taken “Connection with the private sector” Workshop Questionnaire (Senegal, Jun) (Aug) Key issues on enabling environmentAgribusiness Workshop (Japan, Sep) Forum MORE VOICES
  9. 9. Areas Where Government Support is Required in Seed Business• Create favorable environment for private sector to do business in inputs (e.g. taxes, land, loans)• Enable private sector access public varieties• Support the policies to liberalize foundation seed production• Facilitate the implementation of harmonized seed laws• Facilitate the reform of crop variety release regulations• Review and disseminate best practices to increase seed demand• Facilitate the elimination of regional barriers to trade• Establish professional regulatory bodies to maintain quality
  10. 10. Next stepsKey issues on CARD General enabling Seminar Meetingenvironment NRDS Action Policy / Human 2012 institution capacity
  11. 11. Webpage• A tool to share information and particularly assist project planners to generate effective rice-related interventions that create synergies with other key stakeholders www.riceforafrica.org
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