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Strengthening multi-stakeholder processes


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Strengthening multi-stakeholder processes

  1. 1. Andrew Chetley Elodie Brandamir Strengthening multi-stakeholder processes MeTA 18/01/10
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>MeTA Multi-stakeholder initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Background on Multi-stakeholder processes </li></ul><ul><li>Wageningen Initiative: Country Support on Multi-stakeholder Process </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA
  3. 3. Reflections on multi-stakeholder processes <ul><li>What has worked? </li></ul><ul><li>What has been challenging? </li></ul><ul><li>What needs support and some additional knowledge and tools? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we improve the way in which multi-stakeholder groups are functioning in the countries? </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA
  4. 4. Two initiatives to support country efforts <ul><li>IDS – a practical mapping tool as part of the baseline assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Wageningen University – a coaching and support process to strengthen capacity to facilitate effective multi-stakeholder processes </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA
  5. 5. Why use Multi-Stakeholder Processes (MSPs)? <ul><li>MSP’s engage stakeholders in processes of dialogue, trust building and collective learning, that aim to improve innovation, decision making and action. </li></ul><ul><li>They may also be specifically focused on overcoming conflict. </li></ul><ul><li>They are particularly relevant in situations where the dynamics between different stakeholder groups and interests means that without constructive engagement progress is difficult or impossible. </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA
  6. 6. MSPs are diverse <ul><li>Purpose: Input for policy making, Conflict Management, Decision Making, Project or Programme Design, Empowerment, Resource management, Economic Development </li></ul><ul><li>Subject: Environmental Management, Health, Rural development, Cross-sectoral approach </li></ul><ul><li>Scale: All possible scales between Local and Global </li></ul><ul><li>Participants: Government, Business, Civil Society, Scientists, citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Process: Long or Short-term, and use of many different methods </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA
  7. 7. Characteristics of MSPs 18/01/10 MeTA
  8. 8. Framework for facilitating MSPs 18/01/10 MeTA
  9. 9. Dynamics of change <ul><li>Institutional innovation – what is the role of MSPs in institutional change and what institutional support is needed for MSPs to function? </li></ul><ul><li>Learning dynamics - interactive learning, mediation and conflict management and analytical methodologies and tools help to strengthen MSPs </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal capacities – of individuals, stakeholder leaders and facilitators play a key role in the effectiveness of an interactive process. </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA
  10. 10. The MSP core process 18/01/10 MeTA
  11. 11. Supporting MeTA Countries MSP <ul><li>People attending the workshop in Jordan should fill in the needs assessment form by 15 Dec. (this can be discussed by the national multi-stakeholder group) </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop in Jordan 15-16 Jan </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up coaching and support from a distance and in-country (Jan-Jun) </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up session as part of the international meeting in late Jun 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing documentation of experiences/challenges (case-studies) </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA
  12. 12. Thank you! <ul><li>Elodie Brandamir </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: Ebrandamir_meta </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew Chetley </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: andrew.chetley </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA