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Programme - Regional planning meeting on ‘Scaling-Up Climate-Smart Agricultural Solutions for Cereals and Livestock Farmers in Southern Africa

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Programme of the Regional planning meeting on ‘Scaling-Up Climate-Smart Agricultural Solutions for Cereals and Livestock Farmers in Southern Africa – Building partnership for successful implementation’. 13–15 September 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Programme - Regional planning meeting on ‘Scaling-Up Climate-Smart Agricultural Solutions for Cereals and Livestock Farmers in Southern Africa

  1. 1. PROGRAMME Scaling-Up Climate-Smart Agricultural Solutions for Cereals and Livestock Farmers in Southern Africa DAY 1 TUESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2016  Objective: Plan for the workshop and to review the materials and presentations for the workshop.  Each presentation will be followed by a discussion.  Circa 30 participants are expected to attend. TIME 08:00 - 08:30 Registration Logistics group 08:30 - 09:00 Welcome – setting the context Overview of the flagship project and objectives of the planning meeting Dr Olu Ajayi, Senior Programme Coordinator, CTA 09:00 - 09:30 FAO experiences with Climate Smart Agriculture interventions in southern Africa Dr Joyce Mitti, FAO sub-regional office for southern Africa, Zimbabwe 09:30 - 10:00 Diversification of cropping and animals to build resilience of farmers Dr Sikhalazo Dube, Regional Representative, southern Africa International Livestock Research Institute 10:00 - 10:30 Diversified farms and diet as options to minimize vulnerability to climatic variations for small-scale farmers - lessons from Zambia Dr Mitulo Silengo, Mulungushi University, Kabwe, Zambia 10:30 - 11:00 TEA & COFFEE BREAK 11:00 - 11:30 Synthesis of knowledge on Conservation Agriculture and how it can help farmers adapt to climate change in the southern African region Dr. Christian Thierfelder, Senior Cropping Systems Agronomist International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) - Southern Africa Regional Office, Zimbabwe
  2. 2. 11:30 - 12:15 Commissioned report: Use of ICT to promote information on agriculture and climate smart agriculture- country case studies in the southern African region Ms HlamalaniJudith Ngwenya, South Africa 12:15 - 13:00 Commissioned report: Unlocking Shared Value: what is the business case for engaging the private Sector in climate-smart agricultural solutions Dr Manyewu Mutamba, Senior Specialist: Climate Change GENESIS Analytics Johannesburg, South Africa 13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH 14:00 - 15:00 Discussions:  Which are the emerging issues for scaling up the use of known approaches for climate-smart agricultural solutions  What are the Tried, True & Tired? Daniel Chiwandamira & Marc van Ameringen 15:00 - 15:15 TEA & COFFEE BREAK 15:15 - 17:00 Workshop preparation Review/update plan for the workshop for 14th & 15th September covering the following:  Agenda including modus operandi  Tools for the breakaway sessions  Desired outcomes on scaling up and partnerships 17:00 - 17:30 Wrap up ADJOURNMENT PROGRAMME THE CTA REGIONAL WORKSHOP BIRCHWOOD HOTEL, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA DAY 1 WEDNESDAY 14th SEPTEMBER 2016
  3. 3. 45 participants expected to attend TIME 08:00 - 08:30 Registration CTA & SACAU 08:30 - 08:35 Welcome CTA & SACAU 08:35 – 08:45 Speech by EU Delegation TBC 08:45 – 08:55 Opening Speech TBC 08:55 - 09:20 Background of project & the four climate-smart agricultural solutions Objectives of the planning meeting Dr Olu Ajayi, Senior Programme Coordinator, CTA 09:20 – 09:50 Upscaling climate-smart agricultural solutions in SA region Key emerging issues Key technical issues with the four climate-smart agricultural solutions identified during the previous day:  Drought resistant varieties  Livestock  Cropping diversification  ICT applications 09:50 - 10:10 Briefing on group work & assignment into groups On Day 1 and 2, participants divide into two groups for facilitated discussions:  Stress-tolerant germplasm  Livestock diversification options  ICT-enabled climate information services  Weather-based insurance Briefing on group work in plenary by the Facilitator:  Objectives  Methodology (Book Café)  Deliverables  Roles 10:10 – 10:30 TEA & COFFEE BREAK
  4. 4. 10:30 - 13:00 Two separate group sessions on proposed solutions, activities, timelines, responsibilities & resourcing: 1. ICT enabled climate information services 2. Stress-tolerant germplasms Facilitated scaling up strategy for each of the climate-smart agricultural solutions. Each group will discuss climate-smart agricultural solutions as mandated by the Facilitator:  What have been the field experiences & key information gaps regarding each solution in southern Africa?  What are the roles for the private sector & how to engage them on CSA?  What are the roles of ICT/KM to disseminate these solutions?  What are key policy issues?  Criteria for choosing field intervention localities  Potential partnership and leverage with ongoing efforts?  Specific activities to address issues above 13:00- 14:00 LUNCH 14:00 – 15:30 Two separate group sessions resume using morning format Focus on: 1. ICT enabled information services 2. Stress-tolerant germplasms 15:30 – 16:30 Engaging the private sector in scaling up climate-smart agricultural solutions in the southern African region Marc Van Ameringen 16:30 – 17:00 Reflection on the day’s proceedings What are the key messages of the day and where do we go tomorrow? – Discussion led by the Facilitator. 17:00 ADJOURNMENT 17:30 – 18:30 Cocktail PROGRAMME THE CTA REGIONAL WORKSHOP BIRCHWOOD HOTEL, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA DAY 2 THURSDAY 15th SEPTEMBER 2016 TIME
  5. 5. 08:00 – 13:00 Two new groups formed to focus on: 1. Livestock diversification options 2. Weather based insurance The sessions will continue with tea break as necessary (prepare for presentations to plenary) Group work resumes using previous day’s format 13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH 14:00 – 14:30 Group presentation Day 1 Presentation of key issues for each solution (activities, responsibility, timelines and resourcing): Day 1 14:30 – 15:00 Discussion on presentation Day 1 Facilitated discussion and agreement on the way forward with clear responsibilities and reporting lines Including cross cutting issues, commonalities, etc. 15:00 – 15:30 Group presentation Day 2 Presentation of key issues for each solution (Activities, responsibility, timelines and resourcing): Day 2 15:30 – 16:00 Discussion on presentation Day 2 Facilitated discussion and agreement on the way forward with clear responsibilities and reporting lines Including cross cutting issues, commonalities, etc. 16:00 – 16:30 Way forward What are the next steps? 16:30 – 17:00 Closing Closing remarks and vote of thanks ADJOURNMENT

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