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Webinar with Universities on Capacity Development
for Agricultural Innovation – Bringing system-wide
change in Asia-Pacifi...
Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP)
Introduction
Manuela Bucciarelli
FAO Research & Extension Unit
Tropical Agriculture Pl...
Capacity Needs in the Tropics: G20 Establishes
TAP
 Low and lower-middle income countries, which are mainly located in th...
Achieving global coherence on CD for Agricultural
Innovation Systems: three pillars
Advocacy and
policy dialogue
Common
Fr...
TAP Partners
2012
2013
2014
• TAP launched
at G20 MACS
in Mexico
• Regional needs
assessments
• 1st TAP Partners
Assembly (PA)
in China...
TAP Common Framework on Capacity
Development for Agricultural Innovation
Systems (AIS)
Main Concepts and Tools
The TAP Framework
The Common Framework on Capacity Development(CD) for AIS
Promotes a shift of mind-set and attitudes
Pr...
The TAP Framework Products
Review Report: Review of existing resources on CD for AIS
Conceptual Background: Theory, concep...
Agricultural Innovation System (AIS)
As agriculture
increasingly involves
complex interactions
among stakeholders
at multi...
Functional capacities
The Common Framework identifies 4 + 1 key capacities for AIS to perform
effectively. These apply to ...
Dual pathway
The Common Framework proposes a dual pathway approach to CD for AIS. This
conceptual approach includes two ag...
The CD for AIS Cycle
The Framework proposes a
CD cycle in 5 stages for the
operationalization of CD
interventions in AIS.
...
Common Framework interactive
page on TAPipedia (www.tapipedia.org)
The Common Framework
concepts are presented in an
inter...
5 stages:
8 tools:
Factsheets developed by TAP
Validation of the CF: Project
CDAIS project applies TAP CF and operates in 8 countries (Angola,
Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, ...
TAP CD Framework applied with strong
stakeholder engagement in 8 countries
INCEPTION WORKSHOPS & CONSULTATIONS NEEDS AND B...
Conclusions: potential role of the
Higher Education Sector
• Role of Higher Education in TAP: HE could use the Common Fram...
Thank you!
Contribution of the Global
Confederation of Higher Education
Associations for Agricultural and Life
Sciences (GCHERA) to
H...
GCHERA Overview
GCHERA - Global Confederation of Higher
Education Associations for Agricultural and Life
Sciences (GCHERA...
Mission of GCHERA
To encourage mutual understanding and global co-
operation among higher education associations and
thei...
Current GCHERA Members
Continent Acronym Full Name
Africa
ANAFE African Network for Agriculture, Agroforestory and Natural...
GCHERA Advocacy – Global and Local
Impact
GCHERA Engagement in Global Fora
GCHERA is a member of GFAR SC
CIHEAM-GCHERA Conference, Spain
GCHERA member of TAP SC
GFR...
GCHERA World Agriculture Prize
World Agriculture Prize 2015
2018 Professor Dirk Inze, University of Ghent, Belgium
2016 Pr...
GCHERA Action Plan – focus on education
GCHERA to serve as a catalyst for the adoption of best
practices in undergraduate...
Alignment with TAP
 GCHERA’s focus on human capacity development is aligned
with the TAP goal of “facilitating capacity d...
Pilot Project based on
EARTH University Model
• With the support of a Foundation, GCHERA is
embarking on a Pilot Project, ...
Our mission
Prepare leaders with ethical values to
contribute to sustainable
development and to construct a just
and prosp...
Our vision
Our actions are mission-driven to
alleviate poverty, promote social justice
and build a future where our
commun...
Technical and
scientific
knowledge
Ethical
entrepreneurship
Personal
development,
attitudes and
values
Social and
environm...
Our teaching and
learning process
Student
centered
learning
Experiential
learning
Alumni impact
90% work in their countries of origin
75% has a positive and direct impact on
the agricultural sector, mainl...
Summary
GCHERA - the only body with a global
representation of agricultural and life science
universities/faculties
GCHE...
For more information contact
John Kennelly, President of GCHERA
president@gchera.com
and see www.gchera.com
Putting the Common
Framework into practice at
country level
Bangladesh Experience
Dr. Nasreen Sultana
Country Project Mana...
CDAIS project in Bangladesh
• Objectives
• develop a national vision for
strengthening the agricultural
innovation system
...
Capacity dimensions and CD cycle for AIS
Scoping
Study
Inception
workshop
CAN
workshop
Market Place
&
Policy dialogue
CDAIS Scoping Study: 1-25 September 2015
Objectives
• To map and characterize key
stakeholders, projects,
programs, polici...
Inception Workshop, Dhaka 6-7 December 2015
11
19
136
13
1
8
Farmer
Research
Extensio
n
NGO
Farm…
Rese…
Exte…
NGO
Busi…
Go...
Niche selection criteria
1. Aligned with national priorities
2. Multi-stakeholder involvement,
and preferably including pr...
Five selected niches
Strengthening value chain
for commercialization of
mango
Location: Shibganj
Upazila,
Chapainawabganj
...
Marketplace
9%
5%
9%
44%
18%
1%
14%
Niche
Partner
U.O
NIF
Supply
side
Organize
r
Reporter
Inaugura
l
0
10
20
30
40
50
60
7...
Agricultural Innovation Systems
Education is
one of the
core
component of
the AIS system
Engagement of Universities in CDAIS
• As Activity Facilitator: Scoping Study, Inception
Workshop and Market Place- Faculty...
Thank you!
Questions for discussion
1. What capacities are needed from graduates to facilitate
agricultural innovation processes?
2. ...
Thank you!
Please send your comments to:
m.spisiakova@apaari.org
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APAARI Webinar with Universities on Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems - Bringing system-wide change in Asia-Pacific - 16 November 2017

  1. 1. Webinar with Universities on Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation – Bringing system-wide change in Asia-Pacific, 16 November 2017
  2. 2. Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP) Introduction Manuela Bucciarelli FAO Research & Extension Unit Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP) Secretariat
  3. 3. Capacity Needs in the Tropics: G20 Establishes TAP  Low and lower-middle income countries, which are mainly located in the tropics, often lack capacities in support of agricultural innovation  To address this gap, the G20 launched the Tropical Agriculture Platform in 2012  TAP functions as a multilateral facilitation mechanism to promote greater coherence and impact of Capacity Development (CD) for Agricultural Innovation System (AIS)  TAP has 45 partners and its governance structure includes a Steering Committee, a Partners Assembly and a Secretariat (supported by FAO)  The 2018 - 2021 TAP Action Plan is being developed  Since 2015, the TAP Action Plan is supported by the EU-funded Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems (CDAIS) project jointly implemented by Agrinatura and FAO.
  4. 4. Achieving global coherence on CD for Agricultural Innovation Systems: three pillars Advocacy and policy dialogue Common Framework TAPipedia knowledge hub
  5. 5. TAP Partners
  6. 6. 2012 2013 2014 • TAP launched at G20 MACS in Mexico • Regional needs assessments • 1st TAP Partners Assembly (PA) in China • EU funds mobilized (CDAIS by Agrinatura & FAO) • TAP Global Task Force & CD Expert Group launched 2015 • CDAIS project launched to support implementation of TAP Action Plan • TAP Common Framework (CF) and TAPipedia developed 2016 • TAP Partner Meeting & Assembly in Rwanda • CF & TAPipedia approved • Country CD for AIS assessments (CNA) • NIF Training, M&E Tools • E-conference, symposium & other events to advocate for CD for AIS and TAPipedia (global & regional) Major TAP milestones 2017 • TAP CF in French and Spanish • 2018-21 Draft TAP Action Plan • 5th TAP PA in Laos and TAP newsletters • Factsheets on CD for AIS tools • Country CNA validation and Marketplaces events, coaching plans, learning cycles initiated
  7. 7. TAP Common Framework on Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS) Main Concepts and Tools
  8. 8. The TAP Framework The Common Framework on Capacity Development(CD) for AIS Promotes a shift of mind-set and attitudes Provides concepts, principles, approaches and tools to o better understand the AIS architecture o assess CD needs o plan and implement CD interventions o monitor and evaluate CD interventions Puts focus on facilitation, learning, documentation and knowledge management for enabling innovation
  9. 9. The TAP Framework Products Review Report: Review of existing resources on CD for AIS Conceptual Background: Theory, concepts, principles, definitions Guidance Note on Operationalization: Approach and tools Synthesis Document: Summary
  10. 10. Agricultural Innovation System (AIS) As agriculture increasingly involves complex interactions among stakeholders at multiple levels, agricultural innovation needs a system perspective.
  11. 11. Functional capacities The Common Framework identifies 4 + 1 key capacities for AIS to perform effectively. These apply to all three dimensions of CD.. The 4 capacities on the left are the core of an overarching capacity to adapt and respond in order to realize the potential of innovation.
  12. 12. Dual pathway The Common Framework proposes a dual pathway approach to CD for AIS. This conceptual approach includes two aggregated processes: at system level and at innovation niche level. System level: the focus is on the functionalities and performance of the system as a whole. Innovation niche level: CD takes place around specific innovation agendas, in which actors of all types allocate time and resources to achieve change.
  13. 13. The CD for AIS Cycle The Framework proposes a CD cycle in 5 stages for the operationalization of CD interventions in AIS. The CD cycle stimulates learning and interactions between the 3 CD dimensions (individual, organization, system).
  14. 14. Common Framework interactive page on TAPipedia (www.tapipedia.org) The Common Framework concepts are presented in an interactive way
  15. 15. 5 stages: 8 tools: Factsheets developed by TAP
  16. 16. Validation of the CF: Project CDAIS project applies TAP CF and operates in 8 countries (Angola, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, Laos and Rwanda) • innovation niche partnerships( initiated with the inception workshops, marketplace/innovation platforms, policy dialogue processes) • national platforms to support capacities to innovate Design, adaptation and use of global methodologies and tools • Scoping studies • Learning cycles – participatory capacity needs assessments (CNA): niche & organizational levels – national innovation facilitators who accompany changes – scheduled reflection and refinement events • Integrated Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Framework (MEL) – coaching plans to measure changes at individual, organization and systems level – cross-country analysis
  17. 17. TAP CD Framework applied with strong stakeholder engagement in 8 countries INCEPTION WORKSHOPS & CONSULTATIONS NEEDS AND BASELINE ASSESSMENTS MARKETPLACESFACILITATOR TRAINING
  18. 18. Conclusions: potential role of the Higher Education Sector • Role of Higher Education in TAP: HE could use the Common Framework methodologies and tools in teaching how to develop capacities for innovation systems • Role of HE in CDAIS countries: to help to institutionalize the framework, methodologies, lessons learned into training curricula. • In some countries university staff were trained as facilitators, so they could also be engaged as individuals, or if they have competent staff they could be contracted to assist in CD (for example act as trainers of innovation facilitators)
  19. 19. Thank you!
  20. 20. Contribution of the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA) to Human Capacity Development Dr. John Kennelly Special Advisor, President, GCHERA and Special Advisory, University of Alberta, Canada
  21. 21. GCHERA Overview GCHERA - Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA.com) Established 1998 - Initially membership made up of individual agriculture/life sciences universities 2011 GCHERA membership structure changed to national or regional associations membership Through its member associations, GCHERA represents over 900 agriculture and life science universities/faculties across six continents
  22. 22. Mission of GCHERA To encourage mutual understanding and global co- operation among higher education associations and their constituent member universities to provide leadership in education, research innovation and outreach in agricultural and life sciences To be a catalyst for the sharing and adoption of best practices across its membership
  23. 23. Current GCHERA Members Continent Acronym Full Name Africa ANAFE African Network for Agriculture, Agroforestory and Natural Resources Education RUFORUM Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture SAALSDA South African Agricultural and Life Sciences Deans Association America APLU Association of Sate and Land-Grant Universities ACFAVM Association of Canadian Faculties of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine ABEAS Brazilian Association for Higher Agricultural Education AMEAS Asociación Mexicana de Educación Agrícola Superior Asia AAACU Asian Association of Agricultural Colleges and Universities CASCADE Central Asia and South Caucasus Consortium of Agricultural Universities for Development EPC-CAASS Education Professional Committee (EPC), of the Chinese Association of Agricultural Science Societies (CAASS) IAUA Indian Agricultural Universities Association (IAUA) SACA Society Arab Colleges of Agriculture Europe ICA Association for European Life Science Universities (ICA) Oceania ACDA Australian Council of Deans of Agriculture (ACDA)
  24. 24. GCHERA Advocacy – Global and Local Impact
  25. 25. GCHERA Engagement in Global Fora GCHERA is a member of GFAR SC CIHEAM-GCHERA Conference, Spain GCHERA member of TAP SC GFRAS Extension workshop, SA
  26. 26. GCHERA World Agriculture Prize World Agriculture Prize 2015 2018 Professor Dirk Inze, University of Ghent, Belgium 2016 Professor Dr. Lorne A. Babiuk, University of Alberta, Canada 2015 Professor Dr. R. Paul Singh, food engineer, UC Davis, 2014 Professor Dr. Paul VLEK, soil scientist ,University of Bonn, Germany, 2013 Professor Dr. Ronnie COFFMAN, plant breeder, Cornell University
  27. 27. GCHERA Action Plan – focus on education GCHERA to serve as a catalyst for the adoption of best practices in undergraduate education with particular emphasis on Soft Skills Focus on Education  GCHERA’s 900 member universities provides a rich source of best practices in curricula and pedagogy  Three pronged approach to transformative change – discipline, pedagogy, management and administrative  Desired Outcome - graduates have the ethical foundation, knowledge, skills – especially leadership, entrepreneurship and creativity - to succeed in their future careers as agents of positive change in addressing global challenges in agriculture and life sciences
  28. 28. Alignment with TAP  GCHERA’s focus on human capacity development is aligned with the TAP goal of “facilitating capacity development for agricultural innovation”  Young people are central to capacity development, so it is essential that our education systems equip graduates with the tools to be leaders in catalysing innovation  EARTH University Model: for the past three decades, EARTH University in Costa Rica has become an international model for preparing ethical leaders who are agents of positive change in addressing social, economic and environmental challenges of the most vulnerable regions of the world
  29. 29. Pilot Project based on EARTH University Model • With the support of a Foundation, GCHERA is embarking on a Pilot Project, focused on curricula reform and pedagogy, to better prepare graduates to be leaders in tackling global challenges such as poverty reduction, food and nutritional security and environmental sustainability • Under the broad umbrella of Soft Skills, the Pilot Project will help participating universities incorporate the key elements of the EARTH model in their undergraduate programs including; experiential/participatory learning, entrepreneurship, community engagement and ethical and value-based leadership
  30. 30. Our mission Prepare leaders with ethical values to contribute to sustainable development and to construct a just and prosperous society.
  31. 31. Our vision Our actions are mission-driven to alleviate poverty, promote social justice and build a future where our communities achieve sustainable and shared prosperity.
  32. 32. Technical and scientific knowledge Ethical entrepreneurship Personal development, attitudes and values Social and environmental awareness and commitment Our formative pillars
  33. 33. Our teaching and learning process Student centered learning Experiential learning
  34. 34. Alumni impact 90% work in their countries of origin 75% has a positive and direct impact on the agricultural sector, mainly by increasing the efficiency of agricultural production 87% have a direct and positive impact on environmental issues 84% of respondents report having a direct and positive impact on social issues 20% have their own company
  35. 35. Summary GCHERA - the only body with a global representation of agricultural and life science universities/faculties GCHERA is pleased to work with TAP and APAARI in facilitating capacity development for agricultural innovation and human capacity development Expanding the GCHERA Pilot Project to interested institutions in Asia is an option that we are happy to discuss further
  36. 36. For more information contact John Kennelly, President of GCHERA president@gchera.com and see www.gchera.com
  37. 37. Putting the Common Framework into practice at country level Bangladesh Experience Dr. Nasreen Sultana Country Project Manager CDAIS
  38. 38. CDAIS project in Bangladesh • Objectives • develop a national vision for strengthening the agricultural innovation system • Strengthen a National Platform for agricultural innovation • develop an action plan based on capacity needs assessments • Focus • Developing innovation capacities (soft or functional skills) in five areas (niches)
  39. 39. Capacity dimensions and CD cycle for AIS Scoping Study Inception workshop CAN workshop Market Place & Policy dialogue
  40. 40. CDAIS Scoping Study: 1-25 September 2015 Objectives • To map and characterize key stakeholders, projects, programs, policies, and existing coordination mechanisms related to agricultural innovation systems at national or sub-national level; • To review of relevant documents to assess the institutional and policy context; • To identify potential organizations with which the CDAIS project could work during project implementation in Bangladesh. Major findings • AIS concept is emerging in Bangladesh; • Huge innovation potential in agriculture • Actual benefit from these innovations is limited due to lack of proper coordination and coherence in this sector; • There is no yet a defined AIS coordination mechanism in the country; • System thinking is somewhat limited in many institutions, and • Little emphasis is given to enhancing the functional capacities.
  41. 41. Inception Workshop, Dhaka 6-7 December 2015 11 19 136 13 1 8 Farmer Research Extensio n NGO Farm… Rese… Exte… NGO Busi… Gove… Univ… Participantgroups. Female Male Main objective • To consult relevant stakeholders of the agricultural innovation system, and • Agree on criteria for selection of innovation niches and rate innovation niches. Total 31 niches were proposed and scored by the participants using set criteria The top ten scoring niches were selected. profiling of niches were and place for discussion at TAG meeting. Finally Steering Committee approved 05 niches to work with CDAIS project
  42. 42. Niche selection criteria 1. Aligned with national priorities 2. Multi-stakeholder involvement, and preferably including private sector 3. Sufficient confidence for impact at farmer or SME with big potential for livelihood improvement- scalability, potential for impact on a large number of farmers 4. Potential to influence decision making at national level 5. Opportunities for learning 6. Inclusive for women/youth/poor 7. Demand driven-evidence of ‘pull’ from farmers and other value chain actor 8. Clearly visible roles of facilitators (formal or informal) which could create changes or practices among the AIS actors or systems if capacities developed. 9. Does not overly distort market - not excessively subsidised, not leading to unfair competition. 10. Sustainability (3 dimensions), environmental impact, taking into account climate change adaptation &mitigation aspects. 11.Opportunities for accessing national, regional and international markets 12.Opportunities for learning from past failures
  43. 43. Five selected niches Strengthening value chain for commercialization of mango Location: Shibganj Upazila, Chapainawabganj Strengthening value chain for commercialization of farmed fish (tilapia and cat fish) Location: Trishal Upazila Mymensingh Establishment of pineapple value chain for Year-round production and branding Bandarban pineapple Location: Bandarban Sadar Upazila Enhancement of summer tomato production through establishing value chain Location: Bagherpara Upazila, Jessore Strengthening commercial poultry production by establishing value chain Location: Trishal Upazila, Gazipur
  44. 44. Marketplace 9% 5% 9% 44% 18% 1% 14% Niche Partner U.O NIF Supply side Organize r Reporter Inaugura l 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 Do you see potential linkages between the niches and your program? Yes No participants
  45. 45. Agricultural Innovation Systems Education is one of the core component of the AIS system
  46. 46. Engagement of Universities in CDAIS • As Activity Facilitator: Scoping Study, Inception Workshop and Market Place- Faculty member of BAU, Mymensingh • As NIF:CNA Facilitation- Faculty member of BSMRAU, Gazipur • As activity participants: Faculty members of BAU, BSMRAU, SAU CVASU and DIU attended inception workshop • As Advisory committee member: Faculty members of DU and JU is in our TAG and TAG-Task force member
  47. 47. Thank you!
  48. 48. Questions for discussion 1. What capacities are needed from graduates to facilitate agricultural innovation processes? 2. How does your university assess capacity needs for improving the agricultural innovation system towards a transformation of the agricultural sector? 3. What is the current capacity of your higher education institutions to strengthen CD for AIS, e.g. functional capacities (soft skills) thereby better serve farmers, rural communities and sustainable agriculture? 4. What regional education programmes that focus on developing functional capacities are available in the Asia-Pacific region? 5. What are the gaps in developing innovation capacities in your country/region?
  49. 49. Thank you! Please send your comments to: m.spisiakova@apaari.org

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