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Progress, Challenges, and Planned Activities for SAKSS Platforms in Southern Africa (SA)

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Greenwell Matchaya
Coordinator, ReSAKSS Southern Africa
IWMI-SA
Email: g.matchaya@cgiar.org
Presented at
The 2018 ReSAKSS Annual Conference
Addis Ababa,
24-26th October 2018

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Progress, Challenges, and Planned Activities for SAKSS Platforms in Southern Africa (SA)

  1. 1. Progress, Challenges, and Planned Activities for SAKSS Platforms in Southern Africa (SA) Greenwell Matchaya Coordinator, ReSAKSS Southern Africa IWMI-SA Email: g.matchaya@cgiar.org Presented at The 2018 ReSAKSS Annual Conference Addis Ababa, 24-26th October 2018
  2. 2. Outline • Progress, challenges, and planned activities of SAKSS platforms in three key areas: • i) Supporting mutual accountability through joint sector reviews and the CAADP Biennial Review, • ii) Setting up a local analytical network and its work program, • iii) Managing a country eAtlas and related data collection and management.
  3. 3. SAKSS is a network of people and institutions that provides timely, credible, and evidence-based knowledge and analysis to inform agricultural and rural development The individuals/institutions are linked through collaborative research (strategic analysis), capacity strengthening, and dialogue. Knowledge support system: A network that serves the evidence needs of strategy formulation and implementation. What is a SAKSS?
  4. 4. SAKSS: Broker of Strategic Analysis/Knowledge Demand Supply Policy Analysis Units Think Tanks, Central Bank Statistics Bureaus, Universities, FBOs Parliament, PS, FBOs, Donors, Directors SAKSS Oversight Body SAKSS Node SAKSS Network  Credence of SAKSS in CAADP process  Governance  Channel knowledge and evidence to policy makers • … •Identify and sensitize knowledge gaps •Synthesize knowledge •Mobilize and coordinate knowledge generation •Facilitate training •… •Express interest and buy into vision •Align knowledge generation activities •Receive funding and training •…
  5. 5. Strategic Components and outputs for SAKSS 1. Strategic analysis • Sector-wide M&E; data collection and analysis • Annual trends and outlook reports • Specific strategic analysis and production (occasional publications) 2. Capacity building • Training members of the analytical network in areas of M&E • Support to the ministry in areas of M&E and evidence based policy implementation • Strengthening processes for Mutual Accountability- JSRs, BRs 3. Knowledge Support Systems – • eAtlas • Publications/knowledge products • Websites- www.resakss.org
  6. 6. SAKSS Analytical Networks and Governance Structures Mozambique Zimbabwe Governance Structures -Chaired by the PS of Agriculture -Secretariat is Located in MASA -Coordinated from MASA Chaired by PS Agriculture Secretariat at Department of Agric. Economics and Markets ; Civil Society Coalition (co-chair)
  7. 7. MA Progress, Challenges & Planned Activities Progress Challenges Planned Activities Mozambique Produced a BR brief & disseminated BR results Working on country reports (ATORs) Working on JSRs report Organized data on CAADP M&E Stakeholder workshop for the launch of the extension of (PNISA 2018 – 2019), 24 May 2018Coordination mechanism established Carried out the agricultural research platform meeting Revamping and Institutionalizing the Agricultural Sector Coordination -Coordinating of stakeholders across the board -develop BR report in 2019 -provide training on policy analysis -provide training on statistical analysis -conduct studies as demanded by MASA and governance body -Set up regional agricultural research platform (North and Central Mozambique) -Strengthen the M&E system- indicators, data sources, storage, management etc- conditional-funding Zimbabwe -Participated in BRs -Funding from COMESA ended and activities have come to a -Mobilize funding for the node from other DPs
  8. 8. Analytical Network Progress, Challenges & Planned Activities Progress Challenges Planned Activities Mozambique -Analytical network comprises: MASA, ACTIONAID, Edwardo Mondlane University, National Institute of Cashew nut (INCAJU); National Institute of Cotton (IAM); National Institute of Agricultural Research (IIAM); National Institute of Statistics (INE); Fundo Nacional de Investigação (FNI); Pedagogical University (UP);São Tomás University; Institute for Social and Economic Studies (IESE). -Coordination mechanism established -Meeting of network of institutions -Shared work program developed -Some members –assigned analytical work focusing on BR, JSR, briefs -Limited incentives for cooperation once not assigned a funded task Develop a work plan for 2019 -identify roles and responsibilities for network members -identify further funding for studies Identify further funding for network members to participate in international for a -Strengthening cooperation with academia and other research institutions Zimbabwe -Department of Economics & Markets; Department of Livestock & Veterinary Services; Department of Research and Specialist Services; Food and Nutrition Council; Agricultural Research Council; ZIMSTATS. Zimbabwe -Funding from COMESA ended and activities have stalled. -Mobilize funding from other sources -Bring more structure to the network -Develop a work program with the network
  9. 9. eAtlas Progress, Challenges & Planned Activities Progress Challenges Planned Activities Mozambique eAtlas team established eAtlas data based constantly updated by SAKSS Trainings on GIS, in 2017 in Pretoria -eAtlas maps to be used in analytical & communication products for the sector -Data not available for some modules -Would require more time to gather some data -Limited incentives for constant updates -need to deal with issues of continuity -Develop eAtlas briefs to showcase utility of eAtlas further -Collect more data at province level -Utilize eAtlas in national publications -Popularize eAtlas beyond the ministry of Agriculture -broaden data sources & harmonization of sources. Zimbabwe eAtlas platform not yet created for Zimbabwe Funding from COMESA ended -Planning to mobilize funding with ZimSAKSS
  10. 10. Thank You! • Je vous remercie • Muito Obrigado

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