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Concept Note: (English/French)

Summary: (English / French)

Objectives

The regional workshop will be organized to share the progress made in; i) analytical work under the  IFAD funded project for scaling successful models of intervention in CARD countries, and ii) Development of “Seed Road Map” in the CARD Pilot Initiative for Improved Rice Seed Sector.

Day 1:  Tuesday 4th February 2014 (Presentations of Best Practices in Rice Sector)

Time Event Presentation
08:30 - 09:00 Registration  

09:00 – 09:15

Opening Remarks

  • AGRA/CARD
  • IFAD

 

 

09:15 – 09:25

Overall Introduction of Regional Workshop

CARD Secretariat

09:25 – 09:35

Introduction on Scaling up Best Practices in Rice Sector

CARD Secretariat

09:35 – 09:45

Concepts and Issues of Scaling Up and its link to SSTC

IFAD

09:45 – 10:35

Presentation on Best Practices in NRDS Integration into Overarching National Strategy

  • Uganda (25 min)
  • Madagascar (25 min)

Country Delegates

10:35 – 10:55

Coffee break

 

10:55 – 12:20

Presentation on Best Practices in NRDS Integration (on-going) into overarching national strategy

  • Guinea (25 min)
  • Other Countries & Conclusion (15 min)
  • Q&A and Comments (40 min)

Country Delegate

12:20 – 13:20

Lunch

 

13:20 – 15:20

Presentation of Scalability Assessment on Best Practices in Rice Value Chain

  • 5 cases (20 minutes each, including Q&A)

CARD Secretariat

15:20 – 15:40

Coffee break

 

15:40 – 16:10

Comments on Scalability Assessment on Best Practices in Rice Value Chain (30 min)

CARD Secretariat

16:10 – 16:30

General Wrap Up and Next Steps

CARD Secretariat

16:30

Closure of Day 1

 

18:00  Welcome Dinner  

 

 

Day 2:  Wednesday 5th February 2014 (Peer Review of CARD Pilot Initiative on Seed)

Time

Event

Presentation

08:45 - 09:00

Registration

 

09:00 – 09:10

Introduction on the CARD Pilot Initiative for Improved Rice Seed Sector

CARD Secretariat

09:10 – 10:30

Presentation of Draft Seed Road Map by CARD Countries

  • Burkina Faso (20 min)
  • Cameroun (20 min)
  • Comments (40 min)

Country delegates

 

10:30 – 10:50

Coffee break

 

10:50 – 12:10

Presentation of Draft Seed Road Map by CARD Countries (Continued)

  • Cote d’Ivoire (20 min)
  • Guinea (20 min)
  • Comments (40 min)

Country delegates

 

12:10 – 13:20

Lunch

 

13:20 – 14:40

Presentation of Draft Seed Road Map by CARD Countries (Continued)

  • Ghana (20 min)
  • Tanzania (20 min)
  • Comments (40 min)

Country delegates

 

14:40 – 15:00

Coffee break

 

15:00 – 16:20

Presentation of Draft Seed Road Map by CARD Countries (Continued)

  • Senegal (20 min)
  • Nigeria (20 min)
  • Comments (40 min)

Country delegates

16:20

Closure of Day 2

 


Day 3:  Thursday 6th February 2014

Time

Event

Presentation

08:45 - 09:00 Registration  

09:00 – 10:20

Presentation of Draft Seed Road Map by CARD Countries (Continued)

  • Madagascar (20 min)
  • Uganda (20 min)
  • Comments(40 min)

Country delegates

 

10:20 – 10:40

Coffee break

 

10:40 – 12:45

General Comments/ Discussion/ Wrap up

  • Africa Rice
  • AGRA
  • FAO
  • IRRI
  • JICA
  • WB
  • Others

CARD Secretariat

 

12:45 – 13:00

Closing Remarks

 

13:00

Lunch