Starting small is one inevitable.
But staying small is inexcusable
~ Prof. C. Kwesiga
- Agribusiness Incubation for inclusive development in Africa
- Successful business modules for agribusiness incubation
- Agro-Technologies for commercialisation/new business prospects
- Gender mainstreaming in agribusiness incubation
- Enabling African Agribusiness ecosystem
- Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) & Technology Commercialization
- Agro Value chain and market devpt for agribusiness incubation
- Fuelling agribusiness through agriculture value chain finance
- Youth engagement and capacity building for sustainable agribusiness in Africa
PAEPARD showcased the multi-stakeholder innovation partnerships it has been facilitating, especially the Users’ Led Process (ULP) in which non-research stakeholders are leading some consortia towards the engagement of key stakeholders in the ARD processes.
Since 2010, PAEPARD has facilitated the creation of 19 African-European multi-stakeholder consortia to which 5 ULPs have been added in the end of 2011 as follows:
1- Extensive Livestock value chain in Eastern Africa with Specific focus on Kenya and Uganda.
2- Urban horticulture value chain in Central Africa with specific focus on Congo Brazzaville, DR Congo & Cameroon. PROPAC.
|Patrice Sewade of Sojagnon|
3- Rice value chain in West-Africa with specific focus on Benin, Burkina Faso and Mali. ROPPA.
4- Aflatoxin in groundnut value chain in Zambia & Malawi. FANRPAN.
5- Adding value to mango non-food uses in West Africa with specific focus on Burkina-Faso, Côte d’Ivoire & Senegal. COLEACP.
The AAIN conference in general and side event in particular offers an opportunity to profile the project in general and ULP approach in particular.
- To profile PAEPARD II project in general and the ULP of EAFF in particular;
- To discuss and share lessons learnt from PAEPARD and ULP with participants
- To discuss issues related to funding the multi-stakeholder partnerships programs: at global, regional and national levels