REGIONAL MULTI-STAKEHOLDER RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT QUESTIONS WORKSHOP on the groundnut value chain.

REGIONAL MULTI-STAKEHOLDER RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT QUESTIONS WORKSHOP on the groundnut value chain.

24 – 26 April 2013. Lilongwe, Malawi. FANRPAN/SACAU organized a Regional Multi-Stakeholder Research & Development Questions workshop on the groundnut value chain. The purpose was to develop a shared understanding of the problem and clarifying the roles to be performed by the various stakeholder categories, especially by research.

The workshop had two objectives:

  1. capacity building to translate problems to be resolved into research issues, distinct from complementary development activities 
  2. specific identification of research and development issues relating to the governing theme chosen and of the stakeholders categories to be mobilised. 

The topic discussed included: Concept of value chain approach – interviews with value chain experts ; Why the groundnut value chain: an overview ; identifying research priorities of stakeholder attending the workshop ; Malawi Desk Review ; Zambia Desk Review.

The group Group Working Sessions focused on:

  • Validation of desk reviews and gap filling 
  • Identification of research focus for the groundnut value chain in Malawi and Zambia Prioritisation of research focus for the groundnut value chain in Malawi and Zambia

In the Wall of Wonder an analysis was made of the Stakeholder Capacities and their Role in the Groundnut Value Chain and gap analysis. R&D questions were prioritised, defined and refined.

Presentations:

Participants:

    Following stakeholders from Malawi and Zambia participated:

    JOHN CHIPETA

    NASFAM

    YOHANNES ANTONIYO

    CHRISTIAN AID

    ELEMSON MUYANGA

    SAPP

    MASIYE NAWIKO

    ACF

    CANDIDA NAKHUMWA

    NATURAL RESOURCES INSTITUTE/FUM

    JOHNSON BUNGU

    SACAU

    STANLEE JUMA

    EXAGRIS AFRICAN LTD

    ROSEMARY KADZITCHE

    NASFAM/FARMER

    BUPE MWAKASUNGULA

    AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

    A.      CHAMANGO

    DARS

    V. MAKASA

    REES-ZAMBIA

    JONAS MUGABE

    FARA

    WYCLIFFE KUMWENDA

    NASFAM

    V. KABAMBE

    LUANAR- BUNDA

    ALICE KACHERE

    NASFAM

    LUTANGU MUKUTI

    ACTESA/COMESA

    CHARITY MANOKORE

    SPAR

    P.H CHIKANAULANGA

    NASFAM

    M BUTAO

    AICC LEGUMES PLATFORM

    DR. GIDEON ONUMAH

    NRI, UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH, UK

    DR. SAM NJOROGE

    ICRISAT

    TAMANI NKHONO-MVULA

    CISANET

    SAKALA WHYTSON

    ESATERN PROVINCE FARMERS’ COOPERATIVES

    SUSAN M. MASAGASI

    AGRICULTURE COUNCIL OF TANZANIA

    ELIMON MAPONDE

    ZIMBABWE FARMERS’ UNION (ZFU)

    VINCENT ADRIANO

    UNAC-MOZAMBIQUE

    BEATRICE MAKWENDA

    NASFAM

    GODFREY LIWEWE

    DAES

    HARRY MSERE

    ICRISAT

    STEWART MAKASONI

    BUNDA COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

    ELEAANOR LP MALAU

    MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE & LIVESTOCK, SCCF, ZAMBIA

    FRANCIS STEPMAN

    PAEPARD

    WILLY MUYILA

    MBS

    AONE KUMWENDA

    MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE & FOOD SECURITY

    SHELLIX MUNTHALI

    REEP

    CECILIA RICE

    ESTRELL TRADING

    WISDOM NZIMA

    MOAFS-DAES

    EDITH GONDWE

    BUNDA

    CHIMWEMWE GERMAN

    BUNDA

    MSEKIWA MATSIMBE

    BUNDA

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