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Presentation from the Jirapa platform

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Presentation on major activities, achievements and way forward from sub-national platforms at the CCAFS Ghana science-policy dialogue platform national stakeholders' workshop on 4 July 2019 in Tamale, Ghana.

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Presentation from the Jirapa platform

  1. 1. PRESENTATION OF ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTED BY JIRAPA CCAFS PLATFORM DURING THE NEW WEST AFRICA POLICY PROJECT. BY : JOHN.M. ZOLKO-ERE SECRETARY JIRAPA CCAFS PLATFORM VENUE: MORDERN CITY HOTEL TAMALE
  2. 2. PRESENTATION OUTLINE  Overview And Composition Of Jirapa CCAFS Platform  Activities Implemented  Achievements  Challenges  Way Forward  Conclusion
  3. 3. OVERVIEW AND COMPOSITION The Jirapa climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Platform is multi-stakeholder platform with representatives from various departments, agencies and organizations within the Jirapa municipality. The platform is hosted by the department of agriculture with the director of agriculture as its chairman. An NGO representative who serves as the secretary A traditional ruler
  4. 4. COMPOSITION CONTINUED Women group leaders 5 additional staff of the department of agriculture Representative from Ghana fire service A representative from forestry division of the forestry commission. A representative from the municipal planning unit Gender officer at the municipal assembly
  5. 5. ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTED  Held several platform planning and management meetings before the general meetings  Educated five communities in the Jirapa municipality on the causes, effects and copping strategies.  Held 4 radio discussion on climate change issues and the Ghana climate change policy.  Participated in climate scenarios building workshop for CCAFS platforms in Lawra.  Transplanted 1,440 tree seedlings in 4 primary and junior high schools in Jirapa.  Participated in the Ghana National CCAFS platform knowledge sharing program held in Accra.
  6. 6. ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTED CONTINUED  Purchased, carted and distributed tree seedlings to schools.  Demarcated and dug planting holes for transplanting.  Formulation of community bye-laws on bush fires and economic trees cutting.  Participated in the Finalization of the Ghana livestock development policy in Accra.
  7. 7. BREAK DOWN OF SEEDLINGS SUPPLIED No. Name of school Number of seedlings 1. Tampoe primary school Acacia 300 seedlings 2. Tampaala primary school Acacia 700 seedlings 3. Baazu primary school Acacia 200, mangoes 20 seedlings 4. Duori Junior high school Acacia 200, mangoes 20 seedlings
  8. 8. PLATFORM SECRETARIAT PLANNING MEETING
  9. 9. COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM
  10. 10. RADIO DISCUSSION PROGRAMS
  11. 11. LAYOUT AND DEMARCATION OF PLANTING HOLES
  12. 12. DIGGING OF PLANTING HOLES
  13. 13. GENDER PERSPECTIVE OF PLANTING HOLES DIGGING
  14. 14. INSPECTING NURSERY IN LAWRA
  15. 15. SELECTION AND LOADING OF SEEDLINGS
  16. 16. DEMOSTRATION ON GOOD TRANSPLANTING OF SEEDLINGS
  17. 17. PICTURS OF COMMUNITY BYE-LAWS FORMULATION
  18. 18. ACHIEVEMENTS  Some communities formulated bye-laws awaiting finalization  Successfully educated five communities in the Jirapa municipality on the causes, effects and copping strategies.  Held several platform planning meetings.  Held 4 radio discussion on climate change issues and the Ghana climate change policy.  Participated in climate scenarios building workshop for CCAFS platforms in Lawra regarding the fortunes of the agricultural sector led by government, civil society and or the private sector.  Transplanted 1,440 tree seedlings in 4 primary and junior high schools in Jirapa.
  19. 19. ACHIEVEMENTS CONTINUED  Participated in the Ghana National CCAFS platform knowledge sharing program held in Accra  Purchased, carted and distributed tree seedlings to 4 schools in the Jirapa district.  Demarcated and dug planting holes for transplanting of tree seedlings.  Held several platform planning and management meetings  Participated in the Finalization of the Ghana livestock development policy in Accra.
  20. 20. CHALLENGES  Irregular flow of resources from the national platform to the district levels for implementation of its planned activities.  No means of transport for the platform secretariat at the district/municipal level for monitoring of activities and projects.  No office space for Jirapa CCAFS platform as our old office has been reassigned to other staff of the department of agriculture.
  21. 21. WAY FORWARD  Regular and timely flow of funds from the national platform to the district and municipal levels for the implementation of its planned activities.  Collaborate with like-minded organizations for the realization of the platform goals and objectives at the district levels.  The national platform should notify the district platforms to call for proposals and concepts.
  22. 22. CONCLUSION  The Jirapa platform is grateful to all partners for the funding the previous years and hope for a better partnership moving forward. Thank you.

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