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Background and approach ipms project

  1. 1. Background and approach IPMS project<br /> Market oriented small holder development<br />IPMS experience sharing Workshop<br />June 2 & 3, Addis Abeba<br />
  2. 2. Outline presentation<br />Background<br />Approach<br />Diagnosis and planning<br />Implementation<br />Concluding remarks<br />
  3. 3. Background<br />
  4. 4. Policy environment<br />The Ministry started formulating new policies aimed at transforming subsistence agriculture into a more market oriented agricultural system some 10 years ago.<br />This was reflected in the PASDEP for the period 2005-2010.<br />
  5. 5. PASDEP Emphasis<br />From subsistence<br />To market oriented <br />
  6. 6. PASDEP Emphasis<br />Gender balanced development <br />Increased cooperative/private sector involvement<br />
  7. 7. CIDA Ministerial visit to Ethiopia resulted in willingness to finance IPMS project<br />
  8. 8. Approach<br />
  9. 9. How do you implement such a market oriented strategy?? <br />What should be the approach? Will it be the same as for food security and natural resource management?<br />How do we design/test it?<br />
  10. 10. Possible answer to the approach question<br />Adopting a participatory market oriented commodity value chain approach<br />So what does it mean and how does it complement previous approaches<br />Development through field testing and learning<br />
  11. 11. Participatory market oriented commodity value chain approach<br />Processing and marketing<br />Agri business<br />♂ ♀<br />Production based on improved technologies<br />Research , extension education<br />Farmers <br />♂ ♀<br />♂ ♀<br />Agri business<br />public sector<br />Inputs /services<br />♂ ♀<br />
  12. 12. KNOWLEDGE<br />MANAGEMENT<br />CAPACITY<br />DEVELOPMENT<br />Commodity <br />development<br />Project components <br />Interventions<br />Studies and documentation<br />Recommendations for scaling out<br />
  13. 13. Testing in 10 Districts<br />
  14. 14. The process<br />M&E and learning<br />Commodity development<br />Knowledge/skills<br />development<br />Commodity development<br />Knowledge/skills<br />development<br />M&E and learning<br />Diagnosis & planning<br />
  15. 15. Role of partners and IPMS <br />Partners are implementing the interventions<br />IPMS acts as:<br />Facilitator: for the introduction of the new approach through technical assistance and finance for partners<br />Partner: for extension and research (studies, documentation, synthesis) activities <br />
  16. 16. Diagnosis & planning<br />
  17. 17. Initial planning<br />Diagnose/determine <br />Farming systems – different resources/potentials<br />Marketable commodities – which ones?<br />Value chain actors roles and linkages<br />Design <br />Production, input/service, processing and marketing interventions<br />Knowledge and capacity development interventions to fill diagnosed gaps<br />
  18. 18. Diagnosis & planning methods and processes<br />
  19. 19. Gender diagnosis<br />Butter & women in rural areas in all Regions<br />
  20. 20. HIV/AIDS<br />Toolkit to diagnose HIV/AIDS situation and idea sheet on potential interventions<br />
  21. 21. Environment<br />Use of agri chemicals<br />Lowering water tables<br />
  22. 22. Implementation<br />1st round<br />
  23. 23. Implementation <br />Commodity value chain interventions<br />Knowledge/skills development interventions<br />Monitor, evaluate and learn<br />
  24. 24. Commodity development<br />
  25. 25. Awareness (demand) creation in District and communities <br />Workshops, meetings<br />Study tours <br />Demonstration<br />
  26. 26. Dairy value chain development 1<br />
  27. 27. Dairy value chain development 2<br />
  28. 28. Knowledge management and capacity development <br />
  29. 29. Overall approach<br />Based on diagnosed gaps in knowledge and skills<br />Service providers<br />Value chain actors in particular farmers.<br />
  30. 30. Ethiopian Agricultural Portal<br />
  31. 31. Use of Woreda Knowledge Centre<br />Computer use and internet access<br />Documentation from various sources <br />
  32. 32. Other methods of knowledge capturing and sharing<br />Study tours<br />Field days<br />
  33. 33. Capacity development service providers<br />Subject matter training<br />Computer training<br />
  34. 34. MSc/BSc education and research <br />Assessing market potentials coffee varieties<br />Presenting results to the beneficiaries<br />
  35. 35. Farmers skills and knowledge development in FTCs<br />Demonstration areas<br />Class room teaching with audio<br />
  36. 36. Women skills development<br />Practical training husband and wife<br />Targeting women groups<br />
  37. 37. Drama group to increase awareness on HIV/AIDS<br />
  38. 38. Training materials and working papers<br />
  39. 39. Monitoring & evaluation and learning<br />
  40. 40. Methods and tools<br />Follow up visits by service providers<br />Field days<br />Meetings platforms/Woreda Advisory and Learning Committees (formal and informal)<br />
  41. 41. Implementation <br />2cd round<br />
  42. 42. Sequential interventions<br />Production of bananas<br />Ripening of bananas<br />
  43. 43. Sequential interventions<br />Onion seed production <br />Certification <br />
  44. 44. Sequential interventions<br />Flowering of leguminous plants in communal grazing areas<br />Which can be used for apiculture <br />
  45. 45. Concluding remarks<br />
  46. 46. So was a new approach developed?<br />At District level<br />Various knowledge management interventions operational<br />Service providers and farmers capacitated for market oriented development<br />Linkages between producers, other value chain actors and service providers operational<br />Change to commercially oriented agriculture using modern technologies<br />Alternative input supply , service delivery systems and marketing intervetions operational<br />Role of extension starts changing from input supplier to knowledge broker and facilitator of linkages <br />At regional and federal level<br />EAP operational and increased understanding of the importance of knowledge for development<br />Selected regional and federal level staff capacitated for market oriented development<br />Increased understanding of value chain development<br />
  47. 47. Main lessons & lessons<br />Development is a continuous process which requires continuous engagement new responses and involvement of new actors and service providers<br />Role of commercially oriented value chain actors can be the engine for development<br />Key areas for future development, to increase production in the Districts: <br />Regional/federal level support system<br />Supply of inputs and services and <br />Processing and marketing of products beyond the District.<br />
  48. 48. Thank You<br />

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