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Agri11 session iv - afim

  1. 1. UNDP Regional Programme on Private Sector and InclusiveMarket Development for Poverty Reduction in Africa. Tomas Sales, 18 October 2011
  2. 2. Regional pro-poor private sector and inclusive marketdevelopment in Africa as a means to contribute topoverty reduction and MDGs. UN Photo/Albert Gonzales Farran 2
  3. 3. A platform that aggregates,convenes and coordinates thevarious UN and other Private Sectorrelated initiatives Mali A partnership between various South Sudanregional and global organizations aswell as governments and inter-governmental organizations. A UNDP led project to acceleratethe achievement of the MDGsthrough development of “inclusivemarkets” in Africa
  4. 4. Build and increase capacity of RECs Support UNDP Country Offices implementing IMD programmes Support low-income groups at the base of the pyramid (BOP), especially women and youth Work for poverty reduction, environmental sustainability, post-conflict recovery and gender equality. Duration : October 2010 to October 2013 Seed Funding: $4.8 million Unmet Needs: $4.8 million Location: Johannesburg with satellite office in Dakar. Base of the Pyramid: The group of 4 billion people at the bottom ofthe economic pyramid with annual incomes below $3,000
  5. 5. Leveraging complementary Engaging Private Sector PSD initiatives (UN, (Companies and Investors) Regional Orgs., Donors etc.) Facilitate Systemic Providing Technical Market Facilitating Access toAssistance and Capacity Innovative Finance Building Development (for SMEs) through… Fostering the Building an Alliance Community of Practice (Advocacy, Policy (Knowledge Exchange) Dialogue, PPPs)
  6. 6. 3 of 20 COs are engaged in cross- border value chains (Ghana, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe) 11 of 20 COs are engaging with RECs in some programmingECOWASEAC (EAC, ECOWAS, SADC, COMESA,SADCCOMESA WAEMU, CEPGL)COMESA & EACCOMESA & SADC10/26/2011 African Facility for Inclusive Markets (AFIM) 6
  7. 7. Trusted broker between private-public-civil societyEvidence based policy dialogue with GovernmentsExisting resources for market assessments and capacity buildingWide network of partners; local and internationalResearch and development of tools on inclusive business andinclusive marketsGlobal platform for companies: visibility, learning & leadershipWide country presence in all African countriesDevelopment expertiseKnowledge of poor communities
  8. 8. Access to leading Inclusive Business / MarketDevelopment Knowledge;“Business Call to Action” platform to showcase CSRleadership and BOP/MDG innovation;Joint creation of Public-Private partnerships andaccess to support for Supply/Value Chain projectsAccess to governments and NGOs(through UN’s convening power)Becoming part of an Alliance with linkages to leading partners (BCTA companies, UN etc.) 8
  9. 9. • The AgriBusiness Forum 2011 culminates to a high level Public Private Dialogue,• Where the public sector, private sector, small holders, regional economic communities, financing institutions and development partners come together• Panel discussions to reach a plan how Inclusive Agribusiness development could be improved in Africa.• The PPD is open to all the Forum participants• Will lead to a joint Declaration calling for action UN Photo/Gill Fickling UNDP Lesotho 10/26/2011 African Facility for Inclusive Markets (AFIM) 9
  10. 10. African Facility for Inclusive MarketsUNDP Regional Service Centre7 Naivasha Road, Private Bag X46,Sunninghill 2157Johannesburg, South AfricaTomas Sales, AFIM ManagerEmail: tomas.sales@undp.orgTel: +27 11 603 5010 UN Photo/Martine PerretFax: +27 11 603 5049Web: 10/26/2011 African Facility for Inclusive Markets (AFIM) 10