Ait eu-sri-project overview

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Ait eu-sri-project overview

  1. 1. Project Overview Dr. Abha Mishra
  2. 2. SRI-LMB 1.  Objective and purpose and geographic location 2.  Expected results 3.  Organizational structure 4.  Major activities and time frame 5.  work plan 6.  Coordination and governance CONTENT
  3. 3. 1.1 Objective and Purpose •  Project title: Sustaining and Enhancing the Momentum for Innovation and Learning around the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in the Lower Mekong River Basin •  Overall objective: To contribute to enhance resilience of rainfed farmers of LMB region confronting climate change •  Purpose: Increased crop yield, productivity and profitability on sustainable basis at smallholders farmers’ field in rainfed areas of LMB region
  4. 4. 1.2 Geographic location Rainfed areas of Lower Mekong River Basin
  5. 5. 2. Expected results 1.  Multi-institutional-multi-stakeholders networking developed and strengthened from local to regional level ; 2.  Science based, pro poor profitable crop management practices developed, demonstrated and disseminated on larger scale in 4 LMB countries; 3.  Co-generated knowledge and learning disseminated and pro- poor policy briefs with emphasis on women and landless developed and shared with policy makers; and 4.  National research-extension capacity strengthened and training capacity of farmer trainers, national trainers and local, involved in smallholder farmer extension programme, improved
  6. 6. 3. Organizational structure National  innovation   platform     National  innovation   platform       National   Innovation   platform   National  innovation   platform     P 1 LIP   CFPAR   FPAR   NIP   Regional innovation platform Regional innovation platform Regional innovation platform RI P   N-S partnership S-S partnership P 2 P 3 P 1 P 3 P 2 P 1 P 2 P 1 P 2 International collaboration
  7. 7. Organizational structure at country level Government/ministries Local NGO Academic institution PMU Office Province 2 Dist. 2 Dist. 1 Dist. 3 Province 1 Dist. 2 Dist . 1 Dist . 3 Province 3 Dist. 2 Dist . 1 Dist. 3
  8. 8. 4. Major activities and time frame
  9. 9. Activities planned for the first year Ø Establishment of project coordination unit (Regional) Ø  Establishment of project management unit (National) Ø Setting up of project website and intranet facility Ø  Regional inception and planning workshop Ø  National inception and planning workshops (4) 0-6 months
  10. 10. Activities plan for the first year (contd.) Ø Participatory rural appraisal and baseline survey Ø  Establishment of project management unit at local level (provincial level) Ø  Setting up of Monitoring & Evaluation and Impact study Ø Planning and designing of CFPAR 6-12 months Budget for year 1 = 459,225.00 Euros
  11. 11. 6. Work plan Project cycle Planning and preparation Implement, monitor and report Review, revise and report
  12. 12. PCU LMU PMU ACISAI/AIT Country Offices of FAO IPM and AIT in collaboration with Ag. ministries Province offices of Ag. ministries þ Office set up and organization of inception and regional workshops
  13. 13. 2.1.1 Conduct Regional ToT on FPAR Who participates: PMU Coordinators, LMU Coordinators and National Training Assistant Who organize and where: AIT When: 6-9 months 2.2 Conduct Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) Who: PRA expert (Sub-contractor) Where: Provinces identified for FPAR activity When: 7-9 months þ 2.1 Conduct CFPAR
  14. 14. 2.1.3 Select village and farmers, conduct baseline survey and design CFPAR and develop curricula Who: PMU and LMU offices (Lead: PMU Coordinators and LMU Coordinators, Assist: National training Expert) Where: Provinces selected for FPAR When: 8-11 months 2.1.4 Conduct Mini ToT, field experiments, field day and review CFPAR (Season long training) Who: LMU and PMU member (Farmers, trainers, LMU coordinators, PMU coordinators) with support from AIT and FAO IPM Where: FPAR Province (one ToT/province) When: 12-18 months 2.1 Conduct CFPAR contd.
  15. 15. 2.2.1 1st annual national workshops/policy dialogue initiation Who: PMU in each country Where: Camboida, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand When: 18-24 months 2.2.1 1st annual regional workshop Who: AIT Where: Laos When: 18-24 months 2.2 Conduct workshop
  16. 16. 3.1.1. Implement field experiments; organize mid-season evaluation workshop and disseminate results through farmers’ Field Day Who: Trained Farmers Where: Identified villages When: 25-48 months 3.1 Conduct FPAR 3.2 Review FPAR LMU workshop (province) PMU workshop (Country) PCU workshop (AIT)
  17. 17. 4th  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) 3rd  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) 2nd  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) 1st  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) 4th  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) 3rd  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) 2nd  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) 1st  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) 4th  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) 3rd  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) 2nd  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) 1st  post  FFS  site  (2  FT) FPAR  sites FPAR  sites FPAR  sites Field experiments-cum-training using Farmers’ Field School Approach
  18. 18. 4.1 Understand the pattern of change among different groups of farmers Who: IDS, AIT, National academic institution Where: LMU, PMU and PCU When: 6 – 48 months 4.2 Conduct research for strengthen the role of women and landless, and develop pro-poor options for policy dialogue Who: Oxfam America Where: LMU and PMU When: 6-48 months 4.3 Monitoring and Review Who: AIT When: 6-48 months
  19. 19. At farmers’ level - Farmer’s diary At researcher level – Journal publications, reports. For policy dialogue – Policy brief (for national and for regional audience) Time-frame: year 3 to year 5.
  20. 20. 6.1 Develop extension materials in collaboration with ministries based on the result of FPAR Who: AIT Time frame: Semester 5 – semester 10 6.2 Radio programmes to spread the result of more interesting FPAR, banners, press release, brochure, newsletter and other promotional items 6.3 Documentary production 6.4 Share learning with international audience through conference/ seminar
  21. 21. Coordination at country level in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Country offices of FAO Regional IPM Programme (PMU office) OthersCSO Academic Institution Governance – National Steering Committee 7. Coordination and governance
  22. 22. Coordination at regional level PMU Vietnam PMU Laos PMU Cambodia PMU Thailand National coordination Governance: Regional steering committee ACISIA BOD

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