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THE SIXTH GENERAL MEETING in Accra, Ghana 18-19 Nov 2015

 

The Sixth General Meeting of the Coalition for African Rice Development (CARD) was convened in Accra, Ghana on 18–19 Nov 2015.

 
       

Agenda (English)

     

Co-Chairman's summary (English)

   
    Minutes (English)      

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Document

Presenter

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Agenda 1: Progress in NRDS Implementation

Overall Progress on NRDS implementation

CARD Secretariat

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Country Presentation Ghana

Ghana

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Country Presentation Madagascar

Madagascar

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Country Presentation Rwanda

Rwanda

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Summary and Way forward

CARD Secretariat

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Agenda 2: CARD Initiative on Improved Rice Seed Sector

Introduction

CARD Secretariat

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Country Presentation Benin

Benin

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Country Presentation Nigeria

Nigeria

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 IRRI - JICA Training Program

Dr Noel Magor

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Agenda 3: Pilot Initiative on Mechanization

Introduction

CARD Secretariat

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Country Presentation Madagascar

Madagascar

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Country Presentation  Cote d’Ivoire

Cote d'Ivoire

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Critical factors for promoting Mechanization

Dr Tokida

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Agenda 4: South-South Cooperation

IFAD Small Grant, the best practices on Rice Value Chain

CARD Secretariat

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South-South collaboration for rice mechanization in Africa

Africa Rice

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FAO South-South and Triangular Cooperation and Regional Perspectives

FAO/ASEAN

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Agenda 5: Overall View on Rice Sector Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Challenges and opportunities to boost rice sector in sub-Saharan Africa

Africa Rice

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Towards Green Revolution in Africa

Prof Otsuka (GRiPS)

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Country Presentation Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

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Country Presentation Ethiopia

Ethiopia

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Country Presentation Senegal

Senegal

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Agenda 6: Summary of the CARD SC members' Activities

JIRCAS

JIRCAS

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Agenda 7: CARD Mid-Term Review

Introduction

CARD Secretariat

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Results of the CARD Mid-Term Review

Dr Mohamed Kebbeh

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Agenda 8: Way forward for the CARD Initiative

Way Forward for 2016 – 2018 and CARD beyond 2018

CARD Secretariat

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<Pre-Conference Seminar on 17th November>

   

Agenda

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Session 1: Presentations from Private Sector on rice business in Africa        

OLAM (Multinational)

Mr Rajeev Raina

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WACOT Ltd. (Nigeria)

Mr Pankaj Chawla

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FarmEquipment  (Tanzania)

Mr Naushad Kahn

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Coumba Nor Thiam Suarl (Senegal)

Mr Ibrahima Sall

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Session 2: Creating Enabling Environment  
2.1 Attracting Private Investments

Government Efforts in  Cote d’Ivoire 

Mr Kouame-bi

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Government Efforts in Nigeria

Dr Onenyeke

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Boosting Value Chain Development and Private Sector Investments (Regional Efforts)

Mr Bernard Agbo

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Practice of Responsible Investment Principles 

Mr Duncan Pringle

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2.2 Promoting Rice Production and Marketing

Pricing Policies for Farm Inputs

CARD Secretariat

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Price Stabilization Policies for Farm Outputs

 

A Segmented Policy Strategy for Rice Value Chain Upgrading in Africa

Dr Matty Demont

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Session 3: Efforts to Promote Private-led Agriculture Development and Public Private Partnership

Rice Value Chain Analysis and CARI (GIZ/CARI)

Dr Kachelriess-Matthess

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AGRA initiatives to develop seed sector in Africa (AGRA PASS and SSTP Programs)

SSTP/AGRA

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Integration of Rice Value Chain Experiences in Ethiopia (MEDA)

MEDA

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Integration of Rice Value Chain Experiences in Cote d’Ivoire (APRAO)

CARD Secretariat

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