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Efficient Agriculture for the Poor

Elcio Guimarães

Climate Change &

Capacity Strengthening Area

Annual

Program
Review

2011

Nairobi,
Kenya


10
May

2011


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Content


Climate Change and Policy



Capacity Strengthening & Knowledge Management



PRGA



Tropical Fruits



Challenges

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Climate Change and Policy

(1/8)


Climate Change

o
Supported
CIAT’s

lead centre status for the CCAFS


o
Theme Leadership of the CCAFS

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Climate Change (CC)

o
Grounding CC
-

major activities in Colombia,
Jamaica and Guatemala on supply chain
adaptation (with Oxfam)


o
Policy Briefs on CC implications for agriculture
in Colombia and on coffee for Mesoamerica

Climate Change and
Policy

(2/8)

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Ecosystem Services (ES)

o
Development of national methods for calculating
opportunity costs for REDD+ developed and
included in WB training manuals

o
Finalization of the Amazon Spatial Policy Targeting
tool online

Climate Change and
Policy

(3/8)

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Ecosystem Services (ES)

o
Quantification of ES in
watersheds and the
identification of their
correspondent priority
service
-
providing unit
(Colombia, Ecuador, Peru)


Climate Change and
Policy

(4/8)

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Contingent valuation

Urban water users

Travel cost

Tourists

Marginal costs and
benefits

Hydropower company


Ecosystem Services (ES)

o
Economic valuation of the benefits derived from ES by
downstream ES users as an input for a BSM negotiation
in Peru

Production function

Agriculture

Climate Change and
Policy

(5/8)

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Linking Farmers to Markets (LFM)


o
Synthesis of PROGRESO methodology for agro
-
enterprise development post conflict
-

Policy brief


o
Major new projects established in 2010



IFAD (LFM LAC strategy)



Ford Foundation (public policy analysis)

Climate Change and
Policy

(6/8)

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Impact targeting and assessment


o
Continued analysis of impact of rice in LAC


o
Studies on impacts of CIAT’s bean work in
East Africa ongoing


o
Major forage study ongoing in SE Asia

Climate Change and
Policy

(7/8)

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Impact targeting and assessment


o
Site Specific Agriculture in fruits in Colombia
delivering first impacts with 1000s of farmers


o
Two new economists working on agricultural
trends in LAC and climate change policy

(joint IFPRI positions)

Climate Change and
Policy

(8/8)

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Content


Climate Change and Policy



Capacity Strengthening & Knowledge Management



PRGA



Tropical Fruits



Challenges

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Research Design

Research

Implementation

Monitoring and

Evaluation

Knowledge Sharing

with Stakeholders

Training

Documentation

Communication

Participatory

strategic planning

Collaborative tools

and methods;

participatory research

Theories of change,

Innovation histories,

surveys

Social Media,

workshops,

conferences

Courses, field days

Multi
-
media training materials

Text, photo, video,

interviews

Conferences,

press releases,

policy briefs

Capacity Strengthening & Knowledge Management
(1/9)

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Capacity Strengthening &

Knowledge Management
(2/9)


Regional Capacity Strengthening Platform


o
IP meeting


o
Seed platform

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Capacity Strengthening & Knowledge Management
(3/9)

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Printed Material



Annual Report 2010
-

published (1
st

among CGIAR centers)




CIAT Briefs


Expanding


o

Project Initiatives


o

Strategy in Action


o

Donor Briefs




CIAT Briefs
-

Existing series



o

18
-

CIAT Briefs


o

12
-

Program Syntheses


o

2
-

Policy Briefs

Capacity Strengthening &

Knowledge Management
(4/9)

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Other publications




Cassava in the Third Millennium




9


Laboratory guides




Eco
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Rice Production


Tome II (awaiting funding)




Financial Statements 2010

Capacity Strengthening &

Knowledge Management
(5/9)

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High visibility events


o

CIAT Agricultural Forum


o

Biodiversity,
Biotrade
, and Sustainable Development


o

World Food Day and World Rural Women's Day




Exhibits


o

AgroExpo
: bi
-
annual agricultural fair in Bogota


o

ExpoCiencia
: annual science fair in Bogota

Capacity Strengthening &

Knowledge Management
(6/9)

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Events in the regions


o

CIAT Annual Program Review in Kenya (9
-
11 May)



Joint planning and execution (press release, media
event on first
-
day morning session)



o

International CIALCA conference in Rwanda (24
-
27 Oct)



Joint preparation of press release; promotion; social
media coverage; and, social reporting during the
event

Capacity Strengthening &

Knowledge Management
(7/9)

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New corporate websites (En
-
Oct 2010; Sp
-
Mar 2011)



Social media


o
Blogs



English: > 1,400 visits, 93 countries (Mar
-
Apr 2011)



Spanish: > 1,700 visits, 40 countries (Mar
-
Apr 2011)


o
Picture sharing



Flickr

: > 250,000 views (since May 2009)



CIAT pictures used in many print and digital
publications


all with visible credit to CIAT

Capacity Strengthening &

Knowledge Management
(8/9)

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Videos


o
Blip.tv: > 8,500 views (since May 2009)


o
YouTube: high number of views

(stats difficult to retrieve)



Poster & presentation sharing


o
Slideshare
: > 200 posters; > 180 presentation

(user stats retrieval is time consuming)



Micro messaging

o
Twitter: > 990 tweets, 729 followers, 58 listed

Capacity Strengthening &

Knowledge Management
(9/9)

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Content


Climate Change and Policy



Capacity Strengthening & Knowledge Management



PRGA



Tropical Fruits



Challenges

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PRGA


Participatory Plant Breeding and Gender
with PABRA in Kenya and Tanzania
“Differentiating among female and male
bean variety preferences in a range of
dynamic scenarios (low/high stress;
market
-
driven/subsistence)”



ICARDA PPB Program
-

“Genetic Resources
and Farmers’ Knowledge to Adapt Crops
to Climate Changes”



Program Final Report (in prep.) and
conceptualization of PPB and Gender
work conducted over almost 14


years

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Supporting CIAT Programs in LAC
-

Development of new
gender
-
sensitive research proposals and criteria that include
gender analysis:


o
Fruits of success: women, sustainability and peach palm


o
Meeting the Challenges of Food Insecurity and CC in
Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago
-

action on PVS and
adaptation of cassava


o
New “Gender & Breeding Initiative” for CIAT crops

PRGA

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Global Gender Research


o
“Demand Analysis” study on Gender
-
Responsive
Participatory Research (GRPR) needs at the CGIAR
level with 12 Centers


o
Determined strength and gaps in the
implementation of GRPR

PRGA

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Content


Climate Change and Policy



Capacity Strengthening & Knowledge Management



PRGA



Tropical Fruits



Challenges

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Tropical Fruits


Event to socialize the strategy

(IICA, Corpoica, UNAL, FHIA, ICA, Casa
Luker
,
Productora

de
Jugos
, CRS,
Biotec
,
Embrapa
, Bioversity International)


Outputs:


o
Four concept notes


o
Tropical Fruit Strategy consolidated



2011 research proposals
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4.6 million

(earned US$250,000


more results in August)


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Currently there is a visiting scientist from USAID
working with the program



A national research agenda for Colombia was agreed
with
Corpoica

and will be discussed with the fruit
chain shortly


Tropical Fruits

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Content


Climate Change and Policy



Capacity Strengthening & Knowledge Management



PRGA



Tropical Fruits



Challenges

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Challenges


How to have a CIAT agenda complementary to CRPs



Fund raising opportunities, but with partners and
responding to full cost recovery



Keep the critical mass in all programs