CoP-PPLD Phase 2: New Challenges and Future Perspectives


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Presentation from the Livestock Inter-Agency Donor Group (IADG) Meeting 2010. 4-5 May 2010 Italy, Rome IFAD Headquarters.

The event involved approximately 45 representatives from the international partner agencies to discuss critical needs for livestock development and research issues for the coming decade.

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CoP-PPLD Phase 2: New Challenges and Future Perspectives

  1. 1. Livestock Donors Week, 4-6 May 2010
  2. 2. Strenghts Weaknesses New Partnerships Pro-active Participation Better Connections KS Culture Exchange mechanisms Direct use of new KS/KM Tools Multiple sources of knowledge and practices Promotion of CoP-PPLD Sharing Platform Faster problem-solving mechanismsPage 2
  3. 3. Key Ingredients for a Successful Implementation: Dialogue between inside and outsideperspectives; Champions; Commitment; New interest, perspectives andcommon challenges; Community but also person-to personcommunications based on commonobjectives.Page 3
  4. 4. Objectives: Strengthening partnerships and establishing sustainable knowledge exchange mechanisms with rural community organizations; Enhancing the sharing and learning functions of CoP-PPLD Members to capture and scale up innovative approaches and good practices among poor livestock keepers; Securing financial sustainability for the operalization of the CoP-PPLD.Page 4
  5. 5. Key Activities: Replicate the Ghana and Kenya initiatives to strengthen partnerships, and open knowledge exchange channels with rural community organizations; Organize Knowledge Fairs for Farmers Organizations to promote sharing and broadcast their achievements, best practices and innovative approaches; Introduce Low bandwidth tools to establish communication channels with people in remote areas and limited internet access; Conduct a self evaluation of the CoP-PPLD.Page 5
  6. 6. Challenges Building ownership and contributing to members’ sensitization; Identifying barriers that limit knowledge sharing and participation; Involving new members; Enabling continuous and dynamic interactions.Open discussion: How to remove barriers that limit / prevent knowledge sharing and how can we concretely enhance the participation within the CoP-PPLD? How can we build ownership towards the Community?Page 6
  7. 7. Identification of new… Challenges Activities “ A group of participants becomes a community through being a community. It is through interacting and experiencing common events that the community is created”. (Tosey, P.)Page 7
  8. 8. or through secretariat@cop-ppld.netPage 8