FANRPAN Annual High Level Regional Food Security Policy Dialogue 2010

Agenda

Draft Programme as on 18 August 2010

Pre-Dialogue Meetings, Arrivals and Registration
30 August 2010 (Monday)

  • 8:00am - 18:00pm - Set-up and Project Workshops
    • Set-up for Exhibitions
    • Research Project Workshops for Nodes and Partners
  • 8:00am - 17:00pm - Media Training
  • 9:00am - 11:00am - Projects: PAEPARD, CAADP
    • Platform for African and European Partnerships in Agricultural Research and Development (PAEPARD)
    • Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)
    • PIVA Orientation
  • 11:00am - 13:00pm - Projects: WARM, HVI, HSSP
    • Women Accessing Realigned Markets (WARM)
    • Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) / Inputs and Vulnerability
    • Harmonised Seed Security Project
  • 13:00pm - 14:00pm - Media Briefing
  • 14:00pm - 17:00pm - Project: Climate Change
  • 17:00pm - 18:00pm - Dry run for Presenters and Rapporteurs
  • 19:00pm - Cocktail reception and official opening

About FANRPAN, Livestock and Fisheries Day
31 August 2010 (Tuesday)

  • 8:30am - 10:00am - Session 1

    Keynote Address: FANRPAN Overview and Highlights for 2009-2010

    • Origins of FANRPAN
    • Documentary
    • Introduction of New Partnerships (SDC, FARA-PAEPARD, GTZ, DFID, Rockefeller, CCAFS, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, GALVMED,FAO)
  • 10:30am - 13:00pm - Session 2: Livestock

    Keynote Address: Livestock in a changing climate - International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

    • Country experiences: Botswana, Zambia, Namibia, South Africa
    • DISCUSSIONS
  • 14:00pm - 16:00pm - Session 3: Fisheries in a Changing Climate

    AU-NEPAD CAADP and World Fish Centre

    • Country experiences: Namibia, Mozambique, South Africa, Malawi
    • DISCUSSIONS
  • 16:30pm - 18:00pm - Session 4: Background on Field Trip
    • Background Information on the Field Trip
  • 19:00pm - FANRPAN Annual General Meeting

Namibia Day
1 September 2010 (Wednesday)

  • 7:00am - 14:00pm - Sessions 5: Field Visit

    Livestock Initiatives in Namibia

    • Water Banking / Windhoek Aquifer
    • Livestock Auction, Rehoboth (80 km from Windhoek)
    • Livestock Farmers, Rehoboth (80 km from Windhoek)
  • 16:30pm - 18:00pm - Session 6: CAADP
    • Documentary on Fisheries
    • Documentary on Agriculture
    • Namibia Poverty Line & Vulnerability Assessment
    • Climate Proofing Natural Resources and Agricultural Investments  in Namibia / Climate
    • Change Research for Support to Protected Areas Network
    • Review of Field Visit and Discussions
  • 19:00pm - Formal Dinner

Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Day
2 September 2010 (Thursday)

  • 8:30am - 22:00pm - Session 7: CAADP
    • USA Support for Agriculture and Food Security Programmes in Africa: Overview of USG Initiatives & Questions from Civil Society, Private Sector and Congress  - Dr Julie Howard, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa 
    • Alliance for Commodity Trade in East and Southern Africa (ACTESA) - Dr Cris Muyunda
    • Centre for Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CARDESA) – SADC Secretariat
    • DISCUSSIONS
  • 10:30am - 13:00pm - Session 8: Climate Change

    Keynote Address: COMESA
    Panel Session: Country Updates on CAADP

    • Countries that have signed CAADP compacts
    • Countries that have initiated CAADP processes
    • Countries that are yet to begin
    • DISCUSSIONS
  • 14:00pm - 16:00pm - Session 9: Farming First
    • Climate Change, Impact on Agriculture and Food Security – Dr Gerald Nelson
    • FANRPAN/ASARECA/IFPRI/CCAFS Climate Adaptation in SADC and COMESA regions – Dr Jonathan Nzuma
    • Update on partner activities on Climate Climate Change Programs
      • COMESA – Dr Maclay  Kanyangarara
      • Regional Climate Change Programme (RCCP) - Dr Stephanie Midgley
  • 16:30pm - 18:00pm - Session 10: Award Ceremony

    Side Meetings:

    • Farmers
    • Private Sector
    • Research Organisations
    • Government and Parliamentarians
    • Development Partners
  • 18:00pm - 19:00pm - Session 11: Policy Advocacy Tools & Processes
    • Video clip on previous winners
    • FANRPAN Food Security Policy Leadership Award
    • FANRPAN Civil Society Policy Movers and Shakers Award
    • Media Award

Policy Advocacy Tools and Processes Day
3 September 2010 (Friday)

  • 8:30am - 10:00am - Session 12: Plenary

    Plenary Learning and Sharing Session

    • Showcase of Theatre for Policy Advocacy Tool (WARM)
    • Report Back by Media
    • FANRPAN Website
    • Feedback from Sectoral Policy Dialogues
  • 10:00am - 11:00am - FANRPAN Board Meeting Development Partners
  • 11:00am - 13:00pm - Session 13: Plenary
    • Looking into the Future - “Advocating for Active Engagement of the Youth in the Agricultural Value Chain” - CTA, Mr José Fonseca
    • Conference Outputs and Resolutions
    • Venue and Theme for 2011 Dialogue
    • Closing Remarks by Board Chairman, Hon. Sindiso Ngwenya
  • 16:00pm - Departure