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  1. 1. African Union Commission Sustaining the CAADP Momentum – Implementation, Results and Impact9th CAADP Partnership Platform Meeting DRAFT AGENDA25-26 March, 2013 African Union Conference Centre; Addis AbabaETHIOPIA
  2. 2. PROGRAM OVERVIEWTHEMES HARNESSING ALTERNATIVE FINANCING MODELS FOR EFFECTIVE AGRICULTURAL INVESTMENTS1 Over the last few years, the CAADP country investment plans have become vehicles and tools for attracting public financing to the identified priority areas. There are increasing commitments from both governments and development partners to finance up to 70 percent of public commitments in country investment plans. Thus in many countries, there is need for additional resources of finance to support the full implementation of the country investment plans. A number of alternative sources of financing have not been effectively tapped to leverage the traditional public sector and development financing mechanisms. This theme, will focus on enhancing the existing sources of finance as well as exploring what the alternative sources can catalyze the available options. The focus will be on tapping from the abundant and potential private sector financing as well as existing and new catalytic funds available to finance African agriculture.2 STRENGTHENING COUNTRY LEADERSHIP AND OWNERSHIP Experience in CAADP implementation has demonstrated that stronger political commitment and leadership is essential in fostering commitment, ownership and implementation for results. Where strong political leadership and commitment has been exercised around CAADP implementation, progress has been realized. Sharing experience and learning lessons on how this works will be the centre of focus in sustaining the CAADP Momentum. A combination of a strong leadership from Permanent Secretaries and Ministers responsible for Agriculture with support from Heads of States in utilizing country investment plans as delivery instruments to agricultural will matter in delivery of agricultural services for results and impact. Hence the session will bring together Senior Policy makers including Ministers of Agriculture, Chief Executive Officers of RECs other high-level dignitaries to share their own experiences.3 ESTABLISHING INSTRUMENTS AND MECHANISMS FOR STRENGTHENING ACCOUNTABILITY Effective delivery for results and impact beyond leadership and commitment is to put in place instruments for monitoring, evaluation and reporting as strong instruments for strengthening accountability. Delivery for results and impact will require a package of interventions drawn from financing, leadership and commitment as well as effective mechanisms for accountability. Building from the recent progress in monitoring and reporting CAADP implementation through ReSAKSS, and Mutual accountability framework, coupled with the defined actions and targets done under the “Sustaining the CAADP momentum” exercise, and other pieces of work being commissioned, will constitute a new refined CAADP results framework. The detailed results framework will therefore define a future accountability system for CAADP. The role of civil society in CAADP implementation has improved. Under this session, an independent critic of what is perceived as progress from the “bird eyes” view of civil society will set a stage for what CAADP stands for.4 FOSTERING POLICY REFORMS, INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE AND STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION Inadequate policy and institutional reforms continue to stand in a way of effective CAADP implementation to achieve results and impacts. This is demonstrated in limited private sector engagement and investment in country investment plans. The session discussion with the private sector can help to illustrate how policy and institutional constraints will have to be addressed. Hence the session will discuss how the private sector sees the emerging policy and institutional reforms with reflection on what has worked and what needs to change in order to trigger additional private sector investment to complement the ongoing efforts such as the Grow Africa and the New Alliance. The session will further be guided to identify policy and intuitional blockages to investments and how these blockages have been turned into policy commitments to facilitate stronger investment in CAADP investment plans. These will be discussed as examples to create an understanding to all countries on how stakeholders can identify policy constraints and turn them into policy commitments and investments for implementation targeting results and impact. There are a number of areas, other than private sector, that continue to face policy and institutional challenges in their implementation. Some of these include; nutrition, land, food safety and others.
  3. 3. AGENDA AT GLANCE Monday 25 March 2013SESSION I: OFFICIAL OPENING: Chair: H.E. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime - Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture09: - 09:30 AM Official and Welcome Remarks: H.E. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Chairperson, African Union Commission (CONFIRMED) Salutations Remarks Statement by President of Pan African Farmers Organisation09:00- 10:30 AM CAADP Development Partners Representative - (highest level, possibly, the Ministers) H.E. Dr Ibrahim Arsane Mayaki - Chief Executive Officer NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency Keynote: Championing Political Commitment to Agriculture in Africa H.E. Dr. Thomas Boni Yayi - President of Benin [CONFIRMED]10:30 - 11:00AM Official Opening H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn - Prime Minister of Ethiopia and Current Chair, African Union [INVITED]11:00 - 11:30AM Photo Sessions; Refreshment Break and Press Conference Parallel Sessions THEME 1 THEME 2 THEME 3 THEME 4 Harnessing alternative financing models Ministerial experience Sharing How are the recent Trends Lessons experiences by private sector in Policy for effective agricultural investments and session on: Key Drivers of Success and Outlook in Agricultural Reforms & Commitments for results and emerging private sector initiatives to enhance for Agricultural Transformation - Performance shape the impact & catalyse CAADPs private sector financing? CLOSED SESSION to MINISTERS, future Options and Serge M. BOMBO,ECOWAS-TEN; Robert Pascal (Grow Africa, MFW4A, 3ADI, Africa Inclusive CEOs of RECs & HIGH LEVEL Priorities?: Lead Agri Business Tz; Chris Isaac AgDevCo 11:30 - 13:00 PM DIGNITARIES Presentations: ReSAKSS Mozambique. David Kwao Amoah Ghana Markets etc) Hugues Kamewe MFW4A, Liberal Seburikoko - Federation of Agricultural Producers; Daniel Gad Wasafiri Consulting, Tomas Sales, UNDP Omega Farms Ethiopia; Ishmael Sunga. CEO - Phillipe, UNIDO; Izellele Roux-Owen - Africa SACAU: Ramanou Kouferidji Chairman NEPAD Agricultural Fund Business-Benin; Dr. James Mwangi- Equity Bank13:00 - 14:00 PM Lunch Break: Key Note Speech: David Nabarro, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Food Security and Nutrition Dedicated Session: Access to Agricultural Country lead Session on Key Drivers CAADP Results and Targets Lessons experiences by private sector in Policy Finance Alignment to CAADP - Session Lead: of Success in CAADP that need to shape the next Reforms & Commitments for results and Hugues Kamewe MFW4A; Presentation: implementation: Lessons, decade of Agricultural impact Liberal Seburikoko - Wasafiri Consulting Experiences and Key Takeaways: Transformation: Panel Discussion: 14:00 - 15:30 PM Dedicated Session on: Advancing Grow Africa Key Country Leads: Lead Facilitator Prof. 1. Kalid Bomba CEO Ethiopia Transformation to respond to Country Requests and Demands Ethiopia, Burkina Faso Senegal, Mandivamba Rukuni. PME Agency, 2. Mr. Geoffrey Kirenga CEO of SAGCOT Session Lead: NPCA: Presentation by Grow Ghana, Sierra Leone, South Africa, International Tanzania 3. Lead Bagre Corridor, Burkina Faso: Africa Team (Boaz B Keizire (AUC), Arne Cameroon, DR Congo, CAmeroon, 4. CEO, Rwanda Development Board Cartridge (WEF), Martin Bwalya (NPCA)) Egypt, Senegal,Sirella Leone15:30 - 15:45 Refreshment Break Plenary Panel: High Level Ministerial Panel on Harnessing Political Leadership for CAADP implementation: Ministers of Agriculture: Canada, UK, France, USA, Ghana;15:45-16:30 Sierra Leone; Burkina Faso; Togo; Kenya; Senegal; Algeria; South Africa; Malawi; Mozambique; Rwanda and Burundi COCKTAIL: Key Note Presenter (Topic to be identified)18:00-19:00 Ethiopian Cultural Dance
  4. 4. DAY 2 Tuesday 26 March 2013 THEME 1 THEME 2 THEME 3 THEME 408:00AM - SIDE EVENT SIDE EVENT SIDE EVENT SIDE EVENT09:00AM Dr Ousmane Badiane (Director for Africa - IFPRI Washington DC): Public and Private Financing: How do Lessons and Experiences from the Global09:02 - 09:15 Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) shape Future Donor support to CAADP? Plenary: CAADPs Results, Performance and Impact - Are results being Achieved? A civil society "Bird Eyes View" - “ONE’s 2013 Agriculture09:15 - 11:15 Accountability Report: Is Africa Holding Back or Leaping Forward?11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break Plenary: Summary and Synthesis of Emerging Outcomes on Theme 1 Plenary: Summary and Synthesis of Emerging Outcomes on Theme 211:15 - 13:00 Plenary: Summary and Synthesis of Emerging Outcomes on Theme 3 Plenary: Summary and Synthesis of Emerging Outcomes on Theme 413:05 - 14:00 Lunch Break14:00 - 15:30 Plenary: Overarching CAADP Results Framework: Emerging Outcome and Outlook [Prof. Mandivamba Rukuni. PME International Plenary: The CAADP Partnership - What does this mean? - Outcomes of Synthesis Report - AUC-NPCA Coffee Break Closing Statements H.E AtoTefera Derbew: Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development ETHIOPIA H.E. Dr Ibrahim Asarne Mayaki - Chief Executive Officer NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency 15:30 - 17:00 H.E. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime - Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture H.E. Erastus Mwencha - Deputy Chairperson - African Union Commission19:30 - 20:45 PM COCKTAIL: HOSTED BY THE ...and Launch of “Launching of ONE’s 2013 Agriculture Accountability Report: Is Africa Holding Back or Leaping Forward? Key: THEME 1: Harnessing Alternative Financing Models for Effective THEME 2: Strengthening Country Leadership and Ownership Agricultural Investments THEME 3: Establishing Instruments and Mechanisms for Strengthening THEME 4: Fostering Policy reforms, Institutional Change and Structural Accountability Transformation