Inter-Agency Donor Group on pro-poor livestock research and development

Inter-Agency Donor Group on pro-poor livestock research and development

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16-18th September 2014, BMGF HQ, Seattle, US. Impact of donor investments in dairy research and development on poverty reduction and food security. Evaluating the evidence and identifying funding opportunities and dairy development indicators.

Key rural development donors that support livestock development are engaged in the Inter-Agency Donor Group on pro-poor livestock research and development (IADG). Its current focus is on the promotion of public-private partnerships and bringing on board commercial companies involved in livestock value chains and to identify those issues that might encourage greater collaboration and partnership between the public and private sector institutions involved in livestock development.

The meeting in Seattle focuses on following subject:

  1. Session 1: The current state of smallholder dairy development (success stories, challenges, opportunities). Outputs: Sum up lessons learned on investments in smallholder and pastoralist dairy development: what worked, what didn’t work, what next?
  2. Session 2: Technical developments in research of relevance to smallholder dairy systems and beneficiaries. Outputs: Identification of tested technologies, innovations and approaches which have proven relevance to smallholder dairy producers – for promotion, further testing
  3. Session 3: Public Private Partnerships in dairy development. Outputs: Update guidance document for donors on how to engage the private sector in livestock focused Public-Private Partnerships
  4. Session 4. Design of a set of core design principles and indicators for resilient, competitive and inclusive dairy market development. Outputs: Through consideration of outputs from Sessions 1,2,3 – in breakout sessions and Plenary, compile core set of principles and indicators for donor investments in small-holder dairying 
  5. Session 5 : Donor investments in livestock research and development. Outputs: Mechanisms to encourage greater participation of donors/funders in programme mapping to ensure information remains current/relevant.

Agenda
Book of Abstracts

Presentations
The current state of smallholder dairy development (success stories, challenges, opportunities)

Technical developments in research of relevance to smallholder dairy systems and beneficiaries

    Public Private Partnerships in dairy development


    Design of a set of core principles and indicators for resilient, competitive and inclusive dairy market development

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