IFPRI              ReSAKSS 2010 Progress                      and                 2011 Work Plan                          ...
Outline   2010 progress    » CAADP M&E    » Technical Assistance and capacity strengthening         Support to CAADP rou...
What is ReSAKSS? Platform for peer review,          ReSAKSS-AW node at IFPRI, DC:  benchmarking, mutual          coordina...
CAADP M&E   CAADP M&E framework    validated in February 2010   2010 M&E report    » Continental report:      completed ...
Support to CAADP Roundtables   10 countries signed compacts: ReSAKSS and IFPRI involved    with various aspects    »   Pa...
Support to establishment of Country SAKSS   Drafted guidelines for the establishment and architecture of    a CAADP Count...
Other capacity strengthening activities                     Number of people trained                            Women     ...
Strategic analysis and special studies (e.g.)   ReSAKSS-SA & SADC, IFPRI: exploring strategic priorities for    regional ...
Strategic analysis and special studies (e.g.)   ReSAKSS-WA & MSU: dynamics of food consumption in 7    countries—Benin, B...
Publications—annual trends and outlookStatus     Number Topic                  • Persistent high food prices in the COMESA...
Publications—ReSAKSS working papersStatus      Number TopicReview /           • Pastoralism, risk and vulnerability in    ...
Publications—ReSAKSS issue briefsStatus       Number Topic                    • Investment, growth and poverty linkages   ...
Communications   Continued to maintain and update    online platforms   Main website (www.resakss.org)    » Traffic doub...
2011 Work Plan (I)   M&E leading to Annual Trends and Outlook Reports (ATOR):    continental, regional and selected count...
2011 Work Plan (II)   Technical Assistance to set up CAADP Country SAKSS in    selected countries; within 24 post-compact...
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“ReSAKSS 2010 Progress and 2011 Work Plan,“ Presented by Sam Benin, ReSAKSS-AW Program Leader, IFPRI, at the 2nd ReSAKSS Continental Steering Committee Meeting, Hilton Hotel, Yaoundé, Cameroon. 22 March 2011.

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ReSAKSS 2010 Progress and 2011 Work Plan_2011

  1. 1. IFPRI ReSAKSS 2010 Progress and 2011 Work Plan Sam Benin ReSAKSS-AW Program Leader, IFPRI 2nd ReSAKSS Continental Steering Committee Meeting Hilton Hotel, Yaoundé 22nd March 2011
  2. 2. Outline 2010 progress » CAADP M&E » Technical Assistance and capacity strengthening  Support to CAADP roundtables  Support to establishment of country SAKSS  Trainings, workshops, etc. » Strategic analysis and special studies » Publications and communications 2011 work plan
  3. 3. What is ReSAKSS? Platform for peer review, ReSAKSS-AW node at IFPRI, DC: benchmarking, mutual coordinates 3 Africa-based regional nodes learning, and policy dialogue on agricultural and rural development strategies in Africa ReSAKSS-WA at IITA, Ibadan: works Created and launched in 2006 with ECOWAS to provide credible information, analysis, and ReSAKSS-ECA at knowledge products for ILRI, Nairobi: works implementation CAADP with COMESA Charged with taking lead in ReSAKSS-SA node at developing and implementing IWMI, Pretoria, CAADP M&E framework works with SADC
  4. 4. CAADP M&E CAADP M&E framework validated in February 2010 2010 M&E report » Continental report: completed and will be presented at CAADP PP » Separate regional and selected country reports underway Database, analysis and graphics downloadable at www.resakss.org
  5. 5. Support to CAADP Roundtables 10 countries signed compacts: ReSAKSS and IFPRI involved with various aspects » Participated in meetings » Reviewed stocktaking reports » Undertook growth and investment analysis » Prepared brochures and briefs 18 countries had their investment plans reviewed » ReSAKSS and IFPRI part of review team » Specifically, review consistency of investment plan with long- term growth and poverty reduction options
  6. 6. Support to establishment of Country SAKSS Drafted guidelines for the establishment and architecture of a CAADP Country Team including the national SAKSS node discussed with ECOWAS and some countries (to be discussed later) Rwanda SAKSS node established and staffed with a coordinator SAKSS node launched in Nigeria Semi-established and operational in Uganda, Malawi and Mozambique Advanced stage in Ghana, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo and Zambia
  7. 7. Other capacity strengthening activities Number of people trained Women Men TotalReSAKSS-SA 16 73 89ReSAKSS-WA 3 43 46ReSAKSS-ECA 141 31 172Total 160 147 307 Examples of areas of training/workshops ReSAKSS-SA & SADC, IFPRI: exploring strategic priorities for regional agricultural research and development investments in Southern Africa ReSAKSS-WA & MSU: dynamics of food consumption in West Africa ReSAKSS-ECA & ACTESA: improving the quality of data on formal trade in Eastern and Southern Africa
  8. 8. Strategic analysis and special studies (e.g.) ReSAKSS-SA & SADC, IFPRI: exploring strategic priorities for regional agricultural research and development investments in the SADC region » economic and spatial analyses to explore alternative region- wide poverty-reducing development strategy priorities for agriculture » secondary data and expert surveys in member States » workshops for reviews, feedback, and validation » overall and separate country reports ReSAKSS-ECA & ReSAKSS-AW, IFPRI: framework for M&E of regional agricultural programs in the COMESA region » Use to assess impact of high trade flows in neighboring countries
  9. 9. Strategic analysis and special studies (e.g.) ReSAKSS-WA & MSU: dynamics of food consumption in 7 countries—Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo » analysis of household expenditure surveys and national food balances » regression analysis => demand elasticities ReSAKSS-ECA & University of Nairobi: status, distribution and determinants of poverty in the COMESA region » Reviews and mapping to make information easily accessible for designing and implementing poverty reduction and food insecurity programmes at the regional level
  10. 10. Publications—annual trends and outlookStatus Number Topic • Persistent high food prices in the COMESA Region: causes, effects and policySubmitted, responsesunder 2 • Status and trends of agricultural and ruralreview development indicators in the COMESA region
  11. 11. Publications—ReSAKSS working papersStatus Number TopicReview / • Pastoralism, risk and vulnerability in 1revision Ethiopia and Kenya • Sensitive products, COMESA customsSubmitted 2 union • Use of cash in food insecurity programs • Rising food prices in WAAdvanced 2 • Agriculture public expenditures inpress Mozambique • CAADP M&E frameworkPublished 3 • CAADP and MDG1 • Risk and vulnerability hotspots in COMESA
  12. 12. Publications—ReSAKSS issue briefsStatus Number Topic • Investment, growth and poverty linkages in AfricaReview / 3 • MDG1 and food and nutrition security inrevision Africa • Agriculture public expenditures in Africa • Resource efficiency in AfricaSubmitted 2 • MDG1 in West AfricaAdvanced 0pressPublished 1 • Assessment of COMESA customs union
  13. 13. Communications Continued to maintain and update online platforms Main website (www.resakss.org) » Traffic doubled from an average of 400 unique visitors per month in 2009 to about 800 in 2010 Bi-monthly e-Newsletter & weekly blog (www.resakss.wordpress.com) » visits grew by over 50% » two of the top three months of traffic occurred in 2010 » subscriptions grew by 30%
  14. 14. 2011 Work Plan (I) M&E leading to Annual Trends and Outlook Reports (ATOR): continental, regional and selected countries Feature topic on agricultural productivity: options for raising and maintaining high agricultural productivity. Objectives: » to better understand the usefulness of different measures of agricultural productivity in monitoring and evaluation » to assess why there has not been widespread technical change in Africa » to review any lessons associated with the efficiency gains in agricultural production achieved in different parts of Africa » to identify specific agricultural investment programs whose implementation can be scaled up or undertaken in different parts of Africa in order to raise agricultural productivity
  15. 15. 2011 Work Plan (II) Technical Assistance to set up CAADP Country SAKSS in selected countries; within 24 post-compact countries » firm principles and guidelines for establishing nodes » follow in-country CAADP process and demand Other capacity strengthening activities, e.g. of RECs and other regional institutions Webpages for regional nodes and selected country SAKSS » integrate with main website but independently managed by nodes with news, events, etc. relevant to CAADP Occasional papers » agreed upon with Steering Committees and other stakeholders » fall within the mandate and competence of ReSAKSS » not compete for the resources allocated for other deliverables
  16. 16. Thank You

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