Getting climate-smart talk on the top agenda
22 July 2014
During opening discussions at the Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (ACSA) consultation held late June 2014, Hiroyuki Konuma, Regional FANRPAN Representative for Asia and the Pacific said the conference presented an "opportunity to identify common needs and objectives and create coordinated actions."
FANRPAN hosts a one day workshop to validate the PHM and CSA policy scoping study in South Africa
18 July 2014
FANRPAN in partnership with the National Agricultural Marketing Council hosted a one day workshop in Pretoria, to validate two policy studies on PHM and Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) that were conducted in South Africa. The PHM study was funded by the Food Agriculture Organisation (FAO) while the CSA Policy Scoping Study was funded by the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF)
CSA national dialogue: CSA policy scoping study validation, Harare, Zimbabwe
29 January 2014
With support from NORAD, FANRPAN in partnership with Agricultural research Council (ARC) in Zimbabwe convenes the CSA national dialogue with the objectives to: 1) To share the draft CSA scoping study report outputs with stakeholders; 2) To validate the outputs from the draft CSA scoping study report; 3) To solicit policy recommendations from stakeholders; and 4) To introduce Theatre for Policy Advocacy (TPA) approach.
CSA study National validation National Dialogue - Theme: Agriculture under a Changing Climate
11 July 2014
With the support of NORAD and in collaboration with FAO, FANRPAN presented and validated scoping study results of existing national policy frameworks and analysis of policy gaps in Zambia through a national multi stakeholder dialogue that was convened by the FANRPAN node hosting institution on Zambia, Agriculture Consultative Forum (ACF). Using Theatre for Policy Advocacy (TPA) as dissemination tool, FANRPAN partnered with the University of Zambia Drama Society to equip students with the relevant acting skills to enact the research evidence in a theatre performance.
FANRPAN Hosts a two day workshop to validate the PHM and CSA Policy Scoping studies in Mozambique
19 May 2014 - 21 May 2014
A two-day PHM and CSA study validation workshop took place in Maputo from May 20-21, 2014. The validation workshop has four key purposes: (1) to share and validate the draft PHM policy study evaluation report with FANRPAN, AFAAS, HSI and relevant in country stakeholders; (2) to share and validate the draft CSA scoping study report with local stakeholders; (3) to incorporate inputs from stakeholders including FANRPAN, AFAAS and HSI; and (4) to identify key themes, gaps and recommendations for PHM and CSA policies.
Botswana Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Policy Scoping Study Validation workshop
09 July 2014
FANRPAN, with support from the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), engaged the services of 15 national consultants to conduct CSA scoping studies in their respective countries; Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Winter School: Using climate information for adaptation and policy development
30 June 2014 - 11 July 2014
The Climate System Analysis Group (CSAG) based at the University of Cape Town conducted its annual course, 'Winter School : Using climate information for adaptation and policy development' from 30 June-11 July 2014. This 2-week intensive course has been developed specifically for participants from developing country and aims to take participants through the full spectrum of climate and climate change related topics.
National Dialogue Tanzania: CSA study validation
17 June 2014
FANRPAN, with the support of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), commissioned 16 Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) scoping studies in 16 African countries. The FANRPAN node hosting institution in Tanzania, the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) convened a one day national workshop, on the 17th of June 2014, to present and validate findings from the policy scoping study that was conducted in Tanzania.
National Dialogue Uganda: CSA study validation
13 June 2014
With support from African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), FANRPAN, in partnership with the Node Hosting Institution, Makerere University and FAO, convened a national Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) validation workshop to share and validate the CSA policy scoping report and solicit feedback and inputs.
FANRPAN hosts a 2 day workshop to validate 3 National Policy Studies for Madagascar
23 June 2014 - 24 June 2014
FANRPAN in collaboration with the Madagascar Node Hosting Institution - Unité de Politique de Développement Rural convened a National PHM Policy Study Validation workshop at Le Louvre Hotel, Antananarivo, Madagascar, from 23 -24 June 2014.
DRC Climate Smart Agriculture Policy Scoping Study Validation Workshop
13 June 2014
On June 13, 2014, the Center of Dialogue for Legal and Institutional Reforms (CERJI) that is the FANRPAN NODE host institution organized a workshop to validate a study conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on the implementation of the "Climate Smart Agriculture" (CSA).