Financing Water and Food Security - CP meeting Day 2

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Financing Water and Food Security - CP meeting Day 2

  1. 1. Financing Water and Food Security<br />Rudolph Cleveringa, IFAD<br />Stockholm, August 2011, GWP<br />r.cleveringa@ifad.org<br />
  2. 2. Are we aware about Food Security? <br />Who, when, what, where, how and why?<br />Tingo, Ecuador:  The Ayme Family; $31.55 USD<br />Breidjing Camp, Chad:  The Aboubakar Family; $1.23 USD<br />Cairo, Egypt:  The Ahmed Family; $68.50 USD<br />North Carolina, United States : The Revis Family$342 USD<br />
  3. 3. Rural Poverty in Africa: over 400m and growing<br />
  4. 4. Regional meat consumption<br />
  5. 5. Water-related risk and uncertaintyWater along the livestock value chain<br />Drivers of Change<br />Climate, economics, demographics, etc.<br />Production<br />Recycling<br />Impact<br />Acidification, eutrophication, water-use, etc.<br />Risks & Uncertainties to Livestock Value Chain<br />Risks & Uncertainties from Livestock Value Chain<br /><ul><li>Water Quantity (scarcity, floods)
  6. 6. Water Quality
  7. 7. Allocation Conflicts</li></ul>Consumption<br />Transformation<br />Water Use/Consumption<br />.<br />
  8. 8. Scope for improvement<br />
  9. 9. Where is the money? Yes, China can<br />Guardian land grabs<br />Transparency International<br />Remittances?<br />
  10. 10. Annual remittances to Africa<br />38.6 billion USD<br />
  11. 11. GWP and Financing Water and Food Security: Some uneasy questions <br />From IWRM policy dialogue to plans to action to impact (‘more MDGs per drop’) – have GWP competencies grown in pace with accountability on benefit flows and equity expectations re rural poverty reduction?<br />Food Security a competitive and crowded market – comparative advantage of GWP ?<br />Financing W4FS under public and private finance under stress – what credibility and track performance can GWP demonstrate, or build up with new partners ?<br />In Africa, Food Security is largely about rain-fed agriculture and livestock – how is this reflected in GWP competencies? Rain-fed farming is underfunded - can expertise be developed competing with more established GWP ‘competitors’? <br />Innovation and Knowledge management for W4FS – what does GWP do differently from and more successfully than others how to scale up and link GWP to locally operating/relevant Communities of Practice (and vice versa) ?<br />

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