Workshop objectives and Activities Presented by: Ms. Nawsheen Hosenally
Workshop Objectives Stakeholders get to know each other Stakeholders understand PAEPARD Stakeholders appreciate the importance of partnership within the consortium Understand and apply the value-Chain approach Stakeholders actively participate in different Group Activities Establish a framework for effective partnership
Objectives of Group Activities Stakeholders actively participate in different Group Activities To conceptualize the breadfruit value-chain in Mauritius To establish the status of knowledge of the breadfruit sector To identify and agree on the role of each partner/stakeholder To identify current knowledge gaps that can drive future R&D initiatives To establish a mechanism for future collaboration
Introduction to Group Work 11 themes identified: Origin and Distribution of breadfruit Germplasm Environmental Requirements Propagation Methods and Planting Materials Agronomy and Cultural Practices Fruiting Harvest and Post-harvest Product Development and Marketing Markets/Export Uses of Plant parts other than the fruit Consumer Preferences, Education & Products
Introduction to Group Work 7 Groups for the 11 Themes: Group Number Theme Number 1 1-3 2 4 3 5 4 6 5 7 6 8 7 9-11
Introduction to Group Work Participants divided into groups 1 leader for each theme (the first person who shows interest in a specific theme becomes the leader) Other participants join the different groups by choice or allocated at random? For each theme, 5 questions to be answered Time allocated: 1.5 hours Presentation: 30 mins
Introduction to Group Work Questions: What do we know? Where are we now? Where should we be? What is missing to get there? What questions are we asking ourselves? Colored papers and markers provided Note all answers on these papers Select someone from the group for presentation
Introduction to Group Work Some “rules”: Look at all aspects around the theme Try to get as many questions as you can 1.5 hours of discussion can generate lots of ideas Use this time efficiently In case a group has covered everything on a topic in less than 1.5 hours, they may join another group Questions? Are you ready to get started?