Multi-Stakeholder Platforms and Private Sector Engagement in Ethiopia


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This presentation focuses on the role of Multi-Stakeholder Platforms (MSPs) and the importance of private sector engagement in CARE Ethiopia's GRAD program. MSPs are an innovative tool used by CARe to build relationships among all the stakeholders and develop and improve the program's interventions.

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  • 11/14/12 Value Chain Analysis & Development - SNV Ethiopia
  • Multi-Stakeholder Platforms and Private Sector Engagement in Ethiopia

    1. 1. GRAD:Graduation with Resilience to Achieve Sustainable Development Helping the poor in rural Ethiopia graduate from Productive Safety Net Program Enhanced Livelihood Options of Chronically Food Insecure Households in Highland Areas 14 November 2012 By: Nicholas Nyathi (SNV- CCU)
    2. 2. Moving to food sufficiency and food security• HHs able to earn income to meet their daily needs• HHs organized and strengthened to exploit available opportunities• Input and Output market infrastructure built• Barriers to financial markets reduced-gender• Demand and market oriented extension services strengthened GRAD
    3. 3. Goal and Objectives GOAL Assets increased, HH income raised by $365/yr. Graduate 50K PSNP HHs from Resiliency enhanced 16 Woredas, 4Work with 65K PSNP RegionsHHs & 10K Model Objectives/Farmers Results Enhance Improve Household Strengthen Livelihood and Community Enabling Options for CFI Resilience Environment to Households in Promote Scale Highland Areas 1. Women’s resilience and access to and Sustainability inputs, services and information increased 1. On- and off-farm economic 1. Collaboration among 2. Nutritional status of infants, opportunities, inclusive value chains stakeholders consolidated children and reproductive age and market access stimulated to promote joint learning women improved 2. An inclusive financial sector and scale up 3. Climate change adaptation improved promoted and access to a range of 2. Enabling environment 4. Aspirations for graduation promoted, financial products and services improved and enablers of graduation expanded 3. Evaluation, learning and enhanced 3. Extension services upgraded sharing GRAD
    4. 4. GRAD Causal Model GRAD
    5. 5. GRAD VCD Push and Pull Approach Reliable OutletsExternal Market IntelligenceEnvironmental Embedded ServicesFactors Opportunities Market Intelligence I F C P R C Sector Interventions Service Provision Multi Actor Processes ‘PUSH’-strategies: ‘PULL’-strategies: Facilitate access to finance, Market intelligence/information technology, assets. Direct Business Support Private sector engagement Provide capacity building Business2Business Market linkages Extension services Promotion of pre and post harvest technologiesGRAD
    6. 6. Push and Pull strategies Push Pull• Increase access to productive • Facilitate linkages between the assets, producers and private sector,• increase production, • Facilitate private sector to provide embedded services, e.g.• improve productivity and quality, appropriate technologies, market• Assist beneficiaries to aggregate information and technical services• Facilitate access to financial • Promote transparency and products and services through standardization in transactions (contractual agreements), VSLA and MFIs, • Promoting dialogue among• Strengthen the farmers’ value stakeholders with private sector positioning by improving farmer involvement being the catalytic competitiveness, factor,• Facilitate farmers organisation to • Build mutual relationships based on Trust form functional marketing groups • Enhancing technical skills and• Facilitate technical training knowledge of both demand and supply side of market edge GRAD
    7. 7. GRAD Pull/Push Services Delivered Food secure •Organize into Marketing Cooperatives (6,000 HHS) •Training on product quality and market requirements(Deepen resiliency) •Linkage with formal financial service providers •Market linkage with high value markets Food Sufficient •Transition PMAs to marketing cooperatives or SMEs, diversify income (4,000 HHS) •Linkage with formal financial service providers for savings, bigger loan and insurance (Accumulate •Linkage with private sector to provide embedded services assets, manage • Access to market information risks better) •Support groups to engage in value addition business •Strengthen extension servicesChronically Food •Technical training on production to increase productivity Insecure •Support on- and off-farm enterprise selection ( 58,500HHs) •Access to loan to engage in VC through MFIs and RUSACCOs ( individually/ group) (Increase •Training on Business skill and business planning Income) •Linkage with input suppliers •Access to technology and inputs •Strengthen/establish PMAs linkage with private sector to provide embedded services •Access to market information •Strengthen extension services •Awareness raising on gender, nutrition , climate change and graduation Ultra Poor •Training on simple business skill and financial literacy (6,500 HHS) •Group formation/ strengthening(Provide productive skills and assets) •Promote saving and internal lending •Asset transfer GRAD
    8. 8. Economic Opportunities• Value Chain selection• VC analysis• VC validation• MSP• CBA and Investment plans• Private sector involvement GRAD
    9. 9. Decision Matrix – Multiple criteriaCriteria Weight Commodity X Commodity Y Commodity Z Score Total Score Total Score Total value Value valueEconomic Market Demand Potential Value Addition Potential Potential for improved productivity and qualityMandatory Potential to involve more SHF Contribution to Gender EqualityStrategic Dynamism of chain actors Potential for scale-upTotalScore 1-10 GRAD
    10. 10. Farmers collectives GRAD
    11. 11. Designing and facilitating MSPs GRAD
    12. 12. Basic collaboration conditions
    13. 13. Theoretical Model. MSP VCD Involvement Access to capital Access to inputs Collaborative Access to technology Variables B2B Access to markets Knowledge Development Knowledge Development Embeddednes s Access to information CONTEXT GRAD
    14. 14. Value Chain Intervention AreasHoney value chain: Livestock small Haricot beans Horticulture ruminants1. Colony 1. Feed 1. Seed 1. Seed multiplication, technologies multiplication multiplication2. Bee forage 2. Quality 2. New trading 2. Pre and3. Appropriate improvement system, ECX postharvest technology such 3. Market linkages 3. Quality and technologies as transitional 4. Producer grading 3. Producer group bee hives groups 4. Producer group strengthening4. Wax strengthening strengthening 4. Local actors5. Adulteration and 5. Pre and coordination crop chemical postharvest use technologies6. Market linkages7. Producer groups strengthening
    15. 15. Development Implementati MonitoringSustainability Process on and Evaluation MSP Facilitators Define roles Define impact Vision indicator Outputs s MSP 2 Outputs VC Stakeholders Outputs MSP3 OutcomesTime MSP 4 Outputs Outcomes MSP 5 Outcomes Impact Impact GRAD
    16. 16. PSNP plus/GRAD Results Increased participation in value chain and sector meetings at national, regional and district levels. Improved identification of bottlenecks and requirements for the development of the value chains Improved awareness of issues for development Improved coordination of VC activities Improved information sharing and collective learning Improved efficiency and competitiveness in different value chains segments and functions Improved local and national advocacy and lobby for effective policies for economic inclusion Improved service provision both public and private Improved ownership of VCD process by local stakeholders GRAD
    17. 17. Challenges• Sustainability• Consistent representation• Balancing self interests• Strong private sector participation GRAD
    18. 18. THANK YOU GRAD