SKILLS & GAPSA Capacity Needs Assessment of Peri-urban Dairy Chains around Addis AbebaNational dairy forum, Addis Ababa, E...
Context and objective<br />Wageningen UR & SNV-Ethiopia; in close cooperation with EMDTI; on request of the Dutch Agricult...
Set-up of assessment<br />identified CD needs at individual, organizational and institutional levels in dairy chains (“dem...
Capacity development – definitions used<br />Capacity building (CB) <br />individual level capacity development of knowled...
Findings - Gaps between demand and supply<br />Many chain actors have insufficientaccess to adequate CD services<br />Gaps...
Recommended approaches (1)<br />1. AGREE ON DIRECTION OF DEVELOPMENT:<br />Continue transition to privatized market-orient...
Recommended approaches (2)<br />2. DEVELOP COOPERATION IN CHAIN<br />Ensure strong leadership and cooperation in the value...
Recommended approaches (3)<br />3. STRENGTHEN CAPACITY BUILDERS<br />Strengthen capacity of private and public CB service ...
Recommended approaches (4)<br />4. BUILD CAPACITY TO PRODUCE QUALITY PRODUCTS <br />Enhance the capacity of all value chai...
Thank you for your attention<br />© Wageningen UR<br />
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Skills and Gaps: A Capacity Needs Assessment of Peri-urban Dairy Chains around Addis Abeba.

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Presentation by Jan van der Lee, Abebe Tessama, Mengistu Nigussie and Mekdes Asfaw at the National dairy forum, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 23-24 November 2010.

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Skills and Gaps: A Capacity Needs Assessment of Peri-urban Dairy Chains around Addis Abeba.

  1. 1. SKILLS & GAPSA Capacity Needs Assessment of Peri-urban Dairy Chains around Addis AbebaNational dairy forum, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 23-24 November 2010 <br />Jan van der Lee, Abebe Tessama, <br />Mengistu Nigussie, and Mekdes Asfaw<br />
  2. 2. Context and objective<br />Wageningen UR & SNV-Ethiopia; in close cooperation with EMDTI; on request of the Dutch Agricultural Counselor / Ministry of Agriculture, Nature & Food Quality<br />Overall objective: To assess capacity development needs in the peri-urban commercial dairy chains<br />
  3. 3. Set-up of assessment<br />identified CD needs at individual, organizational and institutional levels in dairy chains (“demand”);<br />examined existing training capacity approaches currently followed to meet CD needs ("supply") <br />identified gaps between supply and demand for CD services<br />identified priorities for additional CD services and opportunities for cooperation<br />Methods: interviews (47 chain actors/groups); literature study; validation workshops<br />
  4. 4. Capacity development – definitions used<br />Capacity building (CB) <br />individual level capacity development of knowledge and skills<br />Organizational development (OD)<br />organizational level capacity development of organizational competencies and strategies <br />Institutional strengthening (IS)<br />capacity development for a group of actors (like the dairy sector), mainly focusing on institutions (enabling environment, “rules of the game”, e.g. policies)<br />
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  6. 6. Findings - Gaps between demand and supply<br />Many chain actors have insufficientaccess to adequate CD services<br />Gaps are leading to issuesin three areas:<br />Profitability of production <br />Quality of production <br />Sustainabilityof production <br />
  7. 7. Recommended approaches (1)<br />1. AGREE ON DIRECTION OF DEVELOPMENT:<br />Continue transition to privatized market-oriented dairy value chains - “transformation from traditional to modern dairy business”<br />encourage private investment in the sector to facilitate access to inputs; proper implementation of investment policy; provision of training on business management<br />enhance public-private partnerships<br />
  8. 8. Recommended approaches (2)<br />2. DEVELOP COOPERATION IN CHAIN<br />Ensure strong leadership and cooperation in the value chain<br />work towards formation of stakeholder platforms and apex organization like dairy council<br />manage integrated CB approach at individual, organizational and institutional level<br />enlist policy support for dairy infrastructure development<br />
  9. 9. Recommended approaches (3)<br />3. STRENGTHEN CAPACITY BUILDERS<br />Strengthen capacity of private and public CB service providers to provide good services in education, training, advisory services, extension to the chain.<br />formal system– <br />review of existing curricula with focus on management skills and value chain concepts; <br />inclusion of practical technical skills for production, processing etc.<br />non-formal system – <br />increase and improve both public & private services; <br />structure & certify short trainings; <br />provision of advisory services<br />
  10. 10. Recommended approaches (4)<br />4. BUILD CAPACITY TO PRODUCE QUALITY PRODUCTS <br />Enhance the capacity of all value chain actors,<br />enabling them to produce competitive dairy products<br />Adequate dairy genetics<br />Feedavailability<br />Credit services& CBforbusiness management<br />Milk quality control mechanism<br />
  11. 11. Thank you for your attention<br />© Wageningen UR<br />

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