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Optimizing National Strategies and Policies <ul><li>Dr Eric A Kueneman </li></ul>
Main Points <ul><li>Strategic Planning vs Policy Decisions </li></ul><ul><li>The Development Engine Needs All Its Parts </...
Strategic Planning vs Policy Strategic Planning is about: <ul><li>what? </li></ul><ul><li>where ? </li></ul><ul><li>how? a...
Strategic Planning vs Policy Policy is about: <ul><li>Rules and, </li></ul><ul><li>Setting the enabling environment to mat...
Strategic Planning vs Policy The Brazil example: Bio-energy Crops and Family Farmers <ul><li>Strategy:  Encourage family f...
Holistic Business Plans <ul><li>Most development opportunities will require strategies that include a  full appraisal of n...
Partnerships Alliance for Development <ul><li>Governments need to harness the knowledge, skills and “development energy” o...
Partnerships Alliance for Development <ul><li>A Brazilian Example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government created a shared visio...
Partnerships Alliance for Development <ul><li>Sometimes the Private Sector is a main initiator of development innovations ...
Risk Managment <ul><li>Risk sharing must be part of the strategic plan and the policy framework, but best when specific to...
Some thoughts on  The Way Forward <ul><li>Cassava bioenergy system appraisals should look at the entire production system ...
Thank  You <ul><li>for your kind attention </li></ul>
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Session 7.1 Optimizing national strategies and policy frameworks towards effective business models with smaller participants by Kueneman, FAO

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Session 7.1 Optimizing national strategies and policy frameworks towards effective business models with smaller participants by Kueneman, FAO

  1. 2. Optimizing National Strategies and Policies <ul><li>Dr Eric A Kueneman </li></ul>
  2. 3. Main Points <ul><li>Strategic Planning vs Policy Decisions </li></ul><ul><li>The Development Engine Needs All Its Parts </li></ul><ul><li>The Right Stakeholders at the Right Time </li></ul><ul><li>Building in Risk Management </li></ul><ul><li>The Way Forward and the Need for Investment to Match the Strategy and Policy </li></ul>
  3. 4. Strategic Planning vs Policy Strategic Planning is about: <ul><li>what? </li></ul><ul><li>where ? </li></ul><ul><li>how? and How Much? Economics? </li></ul><ul><li>who? </li></ul><ul><li>when? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the needed enabling environment? </li></ul><ul><li>what other options </li></ul>
  4. 5. Strategic Planning vs Policy Policy is about: <ul><li>Rules and, </li></ul><ul><li>Setting the enabling environment to match the strategic plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Might provide incentives for diverse stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Might set prices and or modify importation/exportation laws </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Might be Regulatory </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Strategic Planning vs Policy The Brazil example: Bio-energy Crops and Family Farmers <ul><li>Strategy: Encourage family farms to grow bioenegy crops such as Castor bean and Sunflower </li></ul><ul><li>Policy: Reduce drastically the taxes for processors on energy products derived from raw product coming from family farms. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Holistic Business Plans <ul><li>Most development opportunities will require strategies that include a full appraisal of needed infrastructure and inputs along the entire value chain . </li></ul><ul><li>Significant investment is nearly always required for scaling up. </li></ul><ul><li>Risk sharing is often necessary (policy considerations) </li></ul>
  7. 8. Partnerships Alliance for Development <ul><li>Governments need to harness the knowledge, skills and “development energy” of the Private Sector and Civil Society partners. </li></ul><ul><li>Institution-building including fora for dialog among stakeholdrs is important. </li></ul><ul><li>Chambers of Commerce or similar can be good for a </li></ul><ul><li>Regulation Policy must stay with Government </li></ul>
  8. 9. Partnerships Alliance for Development <ul><li>A Brazilian Example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government created a shared vision with private sector on bioenegry feed stocks from family farms. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local development institutions (including NGOs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Petrobras, Banco do Brasil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embrapa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>etc. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Partnerships Alliance for Development <ul><li>Sometimes the Private Sector is a main initiator of development innovations Yara in Beira Corridor Initiative </li></ul>
  10. 11. Risk Managment <ul><li>Risk sharing must be part of the strategic plan and the policy framework, but best when specific to the situation. </li></ul><ul><li>Will high sugar cassava’s add to risk? </li></ul>
  11. 12. Some thoughts on The Way Forward <ul><li>Cassava bioenergy system appraisals should look at the entire production system </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralized chipping and drying will be necessary; can this be done economically year round? Raw product transport –a challenge. </li></ul><ul><li>Research is a must, but must be followed with strategic plans and investment </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships ...empowering the private sector </li></ul>
  12. 13. Thank You <ul><li>for your kind attention </li></ul>

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