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Crp2 presentation 4

  1. 1. CRP2 Priority SettingCRP2 research themes and subthemes
  2. 2. Purpose of the presentation• Present CRP2 research themes and subthemes• To allow participants to vote on the relative importance of the different subthemes Other material useful for participants: CRP2 executive summary
  3. 3. 3 Themes and 10 Subthemes THEME 1 THEME 2 THEME 3Effective policies and Inclusive governance Linking smallstrategic investments and institutions producers to markets Subtheme 1.1 Subtheme 2.1 Subtheme 3.1 Foresight and strategic Policy processes Innovations across scenarios the value chain Subtheme 1.2 Subtheme 2.2 Subtheme 3.2 Macroeconomic, trade, Governance of rural Impact of upgrading & investment policies services value chains Subtheme 1.3 Subtheme 2.3 Production and Collective action and technology policies property rights Subtheme 2.4 Subtheme 1.4 Institutions to Social protection policies strengthen the assets of the poor
  4. 4. Theme 1Effective Policies andStrategic Investments
  5. 5. Theme 1 - GoalContribute to improved policies andinvestments that enhance foodsecurity and accelerate agriculturalgrowth
  6. 6. Subtheme 1.1 Foresight and Strategic Scenarios• Goal –Improve design and cost-effectiveness of policies and investments for sustainably improving food security and agricultural growth
  7. 7. Subtheme 1.1 Foresight and Strategic Scenarios• Activities – Designing scenarios reflecting emerging challenges – Modeling the consequences of these scenarios – Using the modeling outputs to assess policies and investment allocations
  8. 8. Subtheme 1.1 Foresight and Strategic Scenarios• Key features – A cross-center/cross-CRP subtheme – Strategic foresight platform • Diversity of scenarios, models, perspectives and analyses • Data partnerships with Consortium on Spatial Information (CSI), HarvestChoice, Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI), CIRAD, FAO… • Extended collaboration with GFAR
  9. 9. Subtheme 1.2Macroeconomic, Trade, & Investment Policies • Goal –Identify macroeconomic, trade, investment, and nonagricultural policies to enhance the contributions of agriculture to food security, poverty reduction, and sustainable resource management
  10. 10. Subtheme 1.2Macroeconomic, Trade, & Investment Policies • Activities – Identifying more effective international and national macroeconomic and trade policies – Going beyond trade: international migration and foreign direct investment – Improving sectoral policies for broad-based rural growth – Improving allocation, sequencing, and efficiency of public investments
  11. 11. Subtheme 1.2Macroeconomic, Trade, & Investment Policies• Key features – Working both at the general policy environment level and in a variety of country contexts – Readily applicable tools for developing country governments • How to improve trade negotiations • How to design macroeconomic, trade, and nonagricultural policies for pro-poor agricultural growth • How to make investments more efficient, including better budgetary allocation policies across sectors and within agriculture
  12. 12. Subtheme 1.3 Production and Technology Policies• Goal –Identify production and technology policies that enable pro-poor, gender-equitable and sustainable growth in agricultural productivity
  13. 13. Subtheme 1.3 Production and Technology Policies• Activities – Analyzing role of public and private sector, farm-level responses and market consequences for a range of policies • Policies for access to improved crops and animal breeds • Policies for increased productivity under land, water, and energy scarcity • Policies for technology development and adoption • Policies for income diversification
  14. 14. Subtheme 1.3 Production and Technology Policies• Key features – Addressing emerging drivers of global change: growing food demand; increasing scarcity of natural resources… – Partnerships with over 40 national agricultural research and extension institutions, in close collaboration with regional organizations (AARINENA…) – Participation of smallholders, female farmers, rural laborers, and vulnerable groups – A systems-based approach, in close collaboration with commodity CRPs
  15. 15. Subtheme 1.4 Social Protection Policies• Goal –Determine how safety net and insurance programs can promote agricultural development and increase rural incomes by reducing the vulnerability of the rural poor to risks
  16. 16. Subtheme 1.4 Social Protection Policies• Activities – Targeting beneficiaries of social protection interventions, determining the distribution of benefits, and assessing the impacts on food security, poverty, and assets – Analyzing synergies between social protection and the adoption of agricultural innovations – Investigating new insurance products for poor households
  17. 17. Subtheme 1.4 Social Protection Policies• Key features – Improved balance between components of social protection provided by the market and those provided by the state – Design of social protection interventions that reach neglected and vulnerable groups – Improved understanding of the gender- differentiated impacts of social protection interventions
  18. 18. Theme 2Inclusive Governanceand Institutions
  19. 19. Theme 2 - GoalExamine the scope for policy,institutional, and governancereforms and contribute to effectiveand equitable access to ruralservices, property rights, collectiveaction, and assets
  20. 20. Subtheme 2.1 Policy Processes• Goal –Identify the factors that facilitate or limit the uptake of policy research findings, to better understand the pathways from research to policy and increase the likelihood that evidence- based policy options are adopted into reforms
  21. 21. Subtheme 2.1 Policy Processes• Activities – Country-specific research on the politics of supporting smallholders and women in agriculture and natural resource management – Analysis of political participation and research- policy linkages – Analysis of community and local government political processes
  22. 22. Subtheme 2.1 Policy Processes• Key features – Determining political feasibility of reforms and implementation – Outputs of this subtheme will help other CRP2 subthemes achieve impact – IFPRI’s Country Strategy Support Programs as a platform for dissemination and outreach
  23. 23. Subtheme 2.2 Governance of Rural Services• Goal –Identify governance arrangements suitable for providing critical rural services and for supporting effective and equitable farmer organizations, resource user groups, and producer groups
  24. 24. Subtheme 2.2 Governance of Rural Services• Activities – Analyze public sector reform strategies – Study appropriate levels of political, fiscal, and administrative decentralization for agricultural services in different countries – Identify innovative management approaches for the public sector – Study the role of farmers’ empowerment for the adoption of reforms
  25. 25. Subtheme 2.2 Governance of Rural Services• Key features – Governance arrangements for improved infrastructure and services – Impact of decentralization process on public service delivery – Improved targeting of rural services to women, the poorest households, and socially excluded groups
  26. 26. Subtheme 2.3Collective Action and Property Rights• Goal –Strengthen the role of property rights and collective action institutions in contributing to poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource management
  27. 27. Subtheme 2.3Collective Action and Property Rights• Activities – Research to strengthen property rights of marginalized groups – Examining interactions between various property rights and productivity/environmental sustainability – Research on collective action to empower small-scale producers
  28. 28. Subtheme 2.3Collective Action and Property Rights• Key features – Innovative tenure measures to secure private, collective, and common property – Effectiveness of collective action groups and inclusion of women, marginal groups – Development of intermediary institutions advocating for the provision of secure rights to resources – Building on CAPRi’s work
  29. 29. Subtheme 2.4 Institutions to Strengthen the Assets of the Poor• Goal –Identify appropriate institutional structures to enable the poor to accumulate tangible and intangible assets and protect them from adverse shocks
  30. 30. Subtheme 2.4 Institutions to Strengthen the Assets of the Poor• Activities – Mapping asset portfolios and understanding asset accumulation and disposal – Understanding the roles of assets in men’s and women’s livelihoods and pathways from poverty – Understanding the role of risk management and insurance in protecting assets – Evaluating programs and policies to strengthen assets of the poor
  31. 31. Subtheme 2.4 Institutions to Strengthen the Assets of the Poor• Key features – Role of agricultural projects in asset accumulation of men and women – Asset-based indicators to evaluate project and program impacts on the poor – Comparative analysis across country case studies – Gender-disaggregated datasets
  32. 32. Theme 3Linking Small Producersto Markets
  33. 33. Theme 3 - GoalIncrease competitiveness of marketsto benefit producers and consumersand provide greater incomes byintegrating small-scale producersinto upgraded value chains
  34. 34. Subtheme 3.1 Innovations across the Value Chain• Goal –Improve the contribution of agricultural value chains to incomes of the poor, by identifying value-chain innovations
  35. 35. Subtheme 3.1 Innovations across the Value Chain• Activities – Addressing concentrated input market structure – Reducing transaction costs – Incentives for collective action and building social capital – Reducing market risk
  36. 36. Subtheme 3.1 Innovations across the Value Chain• Key features – An overarching theoretical framework for existing research on value chains – Bringing behavioral economics into institutional designs for farmer organizations and contract farming – Linking with the private sector in designing interventions to link smallholders to markets – Bringing industrial organization into value chain analysis – Development of new risk aversion measures – Innovation in measuring access to markets
  37. 37. Subtheme 3.2 Impact of Upgrading Value Chains• Goal –Develop a strategy and framework for assessing the impact of interventions designed to upgrade value chains across CRPs
  38. 38. Subtheme 3.2 Impact of Upgrading Value Chains• Activities – Cross-CRP subtheme – Designing rigorous and cost-effective methods for measuring the impact of interventions designed to upgrade value chains – Implementing impact evaluations, documenting best practices and feeding them into knowledge clearinghouse
  39. 39. Subtheme 3.2 Impact of Upgrading Value Chains• Key features – Mixed and innovative methods for monitoring and evaluation – Process indicators and impact indicators – Gender-disaggregated data

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