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DAY 3: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017

PLENARY SESSION VI: EFFECTIVENESS OF CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE PRACTICES IN AFRICA (ROVUMA)

Chairperson: Ernest Ruzindaza, Senior Advisor and CAADP Team Leader, AUC-DREA, Ethiopia

08.30 Insurance Opportunities Against Weather Risks for Smallholder Farmers in Africa
Francisco Ceballos, Senior Research Analyst, Markets, Trade and Institutions Division, IFPRI, USA

08.45 Climate-Smart Agriculture Practices Based on Precision Agriculture: The Case of Maize in Western Congo
John Ulimwengu, Senior Research Fellow, West and Central Africa Office, IFPRI, USA

09.00 General Plenary Discussion

09.30 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Ernest Ruzindaza, Senior Advisor and CAADP Team Leader, AUC-DREA, Ethiopia

Panelists:
Readwell Musopole, Deputy Director Planning, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Malawi
Sanoussi Atta, Head of the Training and Research Department, AGRHYMET Regional Center, Permanent Inter-State Committee against Drought in the Sahel (CILSS)
Carlo Azzarri, Research Fellow, Environment and Production Technology Division, IFPRI, USA

10.10 General Plenary Discussion

10.40 Coffee Break

PLENARY SESSION VII: CAADP BIENNIAL REVIEW PROCESS: PROGRESS & NEXT STEPS (ROVUMA)

Chairperson: James Oehmke, Senior Food Security and Nutrition Adviser, USAID, USA

11.00 Expectations for the January 2018 Biennial Review
Maurice Lorka N'Guessan, CAADP Pillar IV Adviser, CAADP Adviser, Technology and Dissemination, AUC-DREA, Ethiopia

11.15 CAADP Biennial Review Process: Progress and Next Steps
Greenwell Matchaya, Coordinator for ReSAKSS Southern Africa, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), South Africa

11.30 Panel Discussion
Moderator: James Oehmke, Senior Food Security and Nutrition Adviser, USAID, USA

Panelists:
Fatmata Seiwoh, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Economic Community of West African States, (ECOWAS), Nigeria
Zena Habtewold Biru, Director, Planning and Programming Directorate and CAADP Focal Person, Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia
Augustin Wambo, Head, Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP), NPCA, South Africa
Kop’ep Dabugat, Coordinator, CAADP Non State Actors Coalition, Kenya

12.05 General Plenary Discussion

12.35 Lunch Break

PLENARY SESSION VIII: PREPARATION OF 2ND GENERATION NATIONAL AGRICULTURE INVESTMENT PLANS: PROGRESS & LESSONS LEARNED (ROVUMA)

Chairperson: Samuel Benin, Deputy Division Director, West and Central Africa Office, IFPRI, USA

13.35 Analytical Support for the Development of Second Generation NAIPs: Status and Progress
Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, IFPRI, USA

13.50 Support for the Operational Design of Second Generation NAIPs
Abebe Haile Gabriel, FAO Representative, FAO, Ghana

14.05 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Samuel Benin, Deputy Division Director, West and Central Africa Office, IFPRI, USA

Panelists:
Christopher Mbewe, Chief Agricultural Economist, Ministry of Agriculture, Zambia
Mbosonge Mwenechanya, CAADP Focal Person, Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Zambia
Dorothy Effa, Policy Analyst, Policy Planning and Budget Directorate, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ghana
Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, IFPRI, USA

14.40 General Plenary Discussion

15.10 Coffee Break

PLENARY SESSION IX: MOBILIZING LOCAL EXPERTISE TO SUPPORT COUNTRY CAADP IMPLEMENTATION (ROVUMA)

Chairperson: Nalishebo Meebelo, Senior Coordinator of the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, AUC-DREA, Ethiopia

15.30 Strategy for Mobilizing Local Expertise
Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, IFPRI, USA

15.45 Leveraging the Country Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (SAKSS) Analytical Network: Lessons from Senegal’s Experience
Mbène Dièye Faye, Coordinator, Feed the Future, Agricultural Policy Project, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Equipment, Senegal

16.00 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Nalishebo Meebelo, Senior Coordinator of the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, AUC-DREA, Ethiopia

Panelists:
Claude Bizimana, SAKSS Coordinator, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Rwanda
Lulama Traub, Chair of Technical Committee, Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes, South Africa
Amadou Sidibé, Head SP/CPSA, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Burkina Faso
Jeremias Chauque, Deputy Director, Planning and International Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Mozambique

16.35 General Plenary Discussion

17.05 Coffee Break

PLENARY SESSION X: CLOSING SESSION OF THE 2017 RESAKSS ANNUAL CONFERENCE (ROVUMA)

Chairperson: Hon. Luisa Celma Meque, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Mozambique

17.20 Conference Conclusions and Way Forward
Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, IFPRI, USA

17.30 Closing Remarks
Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI, USA
H.E. Josefa L. C. Sacko, Commissioner, AUC-DREA, Ethiopia
Hon. Luisa Celma Meque, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Mozambique

18.00 End of Day 3