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P2.3. Building Regional and National Community Learning Platforms for Climate Change and Food Security


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P2.3. Building Regional and National Community Learning Platforms for Climate Change and Food Security

  1. 1. Building Regional and National Community Learning Platforms for Climate Change and Food SecurityDr Aissetou Dramé Yayé, Executive Secretary of ANAFE GCARD 2, Punta del Este, Uruguay, 28/10/2012 Partnership for Environmental Resilience: Climate Change
  2. 2. REDD//CAADP: Global/Continental measures to tackle locallyinduced environmental and food security issues (Angelsen &Wertz, 2008)
  3. 3. Implementation by Countries with varying levels ofenvironmental, economical, cultural, political and technical Capacities Source: Africa Environment Outlook 2
  4. 4. Involvement of All Stakeholders at National Level
  5. 5. Results from ANAFE studies on REDD+: Huge Knowledge, and Capacity Demand Land cover Biomass / change C-stocks. (geographical) (Forestry/ecology) High carbon stock Understanding developmentEconomics of current emissions Options forland use reducing pathways (Drivers,change e.g. consequences) emissions -removingPES, PRESA, obstaclesRUPES Benchmarks -perverse and incentives extrapolation -shiftingSociology of pressure fromland use forests Policies of land -Financial use investment and Government incentives participation in Relationship relation to Building/ UNFCCC Coordination Policy—Science (National, regional, international)
  6. 6. The ANAFE Learning Platform ANAFE Member Countries in 2012 (in dark green) Created in 1993 by 29 TAE institutions with the assistance of the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Currently the network is made up of 134 Agricultural Colleges and Universities in 35 African countries
  7. 7. General Meeting General Meeting of Members of Members ANAFE ANAFE IAC Board BoardFARA, ICRAF, AFF, CTA,SLU, SUPAGRO, CORAF, Secretariat SecretariatASARECA, PanAAc SA-RAFT SA-RAFT ECA-RAFT ECA-RAFT AHT-RAFT AHT-RAFT Sahel-RAFT Sahel-RAFT Focal Focal Focal FocalInstitution Institution Institution Institution NAFTs NAFTs NAFTs NAFTs ANAFE Member Institutions
  8. 8. ANAFE Kenya National Chapter(NAFT)TEACHING INSTITUTIONS.•Moi University•Kenyatta University•University of Nairobi•Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology•Egerton University•Maseno University•University of Eastern Africa, Baraton.•Embu Agricultural Staff Training College•Embu Farmer’s Training College•Bukura Agricultural College•Kenya Forestry College, Londiani•Baraka Agricultural College•Chipkolel (Application for membership just accepted) KNST Week, 7 May 2012
  9. 9. ANAFE Kenya NAFT (cont.)RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS members.•Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS.•National Agroforestry Research Project/KARI, Embu.•Vi – Agroforestry Project, KitaleNew potential members:•CARE INTERNATIONAL in Kenya•KNSTC•KARI•PanAAC•East African Farmer organizations•Kenya Forest Service
  10. 10. The ANAFE Community Learning Platforms• SASACID: Strengthening Africa’s Strategic Agricultural Capacity for Impact on Development: 16 Universities and Colleges (15 countries) working on: – Managing Risks and Uncertainties/Climate Change – Agribusiness Education – Training of Lecturers, Technicians, Institutional Leaders, and Communities• UniBRAIN: Linking Universities with Business and Research in Agricultural Innovations. Support to 6 National Consortia composed of Academia, Agric. research institutes, private sector, farmer organizations• HAAGRIM: Harmonization and Improvement of Agribusiness Tertiary education programs through Mobility (Intra-ACP program between ANAFE members from West, Central and Eastern Africa)
  11. 11. The ANAFE Community Learning Platforms• Joint proposals, curriculum and learning materials development• Movement of Lecturers from strong Institutions to support weak ones• Movement of staff and students from weaker institutions to learn from stronger ones• Sharing of learning resources an co-validation of credits• Co-supervision of students’ research• Pulling together knowledge and resources to achieve national development and environmental goals• Co-development of capacities with farmers, local communities and private sectorS• Joint lobbying and advocacy• Backstopping from developed Northern institutions
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