EFARD Annual Meeting and MTM

Date of begining / Date de début : 29.11.2016
Date of end / Date de fin : 01.12.2016
Description :

Future of Users’-Led Research and Innovation Partnerships
Learning from the PAEPARD Experience & Engaging with Eastern & Central Europe
2016 Annual Technical and Business Meeting
Venue: Conference Hall, 701, Rectorate building, 7th Floor
Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague
29-30 November, 2016.

Other(s) member(s) / Autre(s) participant(s) : See the participants list attached to this card
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PROGRAMME
29 November 2016
EFARD Technical Meeting
Venue: Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague
Conference Hall, 701, Rectorate building, 7th Floor
Chair: Prof. Patrick Van Damme, Chair EFARD
Rapporteurs: Laurianne Ollivier, Libuška Valešová
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome Remarks and Introduction – Patrick Van Damme, Chair, EFARD, Belgium
9:10 – 9:30 The EU Approach on Agricultural Research for Development in Developing Countries - Roberto Aparicio, Policy Officer, Sustainable Agriculture, Pastoralism, European Commission, Belgium
9:30 – 9:50 Keynote Presentation – The Future of Demand-led Research and Innovation – Szandra Megyery, International Research Coordinator, National Agriculture Research and Innovation Centre, Hungary
9:50 – 10:10 PAEPARD Innovative Funding Mechanisms & Lessons Learned from Africa-EU AR4D partnerships over the years – Jonas Mugabe, FARA, Ghana and Remi Kahane, Agrinatura/ CIRAD, France - PAEPARD Management Team
10:10– 10:30 Discussion
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break and Networking – Vestibule
11:00 – 12:20 Focus on PAEPARD Users’-Led Process (ULP)
11:00 – 11:40 African & EU Researchers’ perspective on the ULP
– Adding Value to Mango Waste in West-Africa led by COLEACP (European-led) – Timbilfou Kiendrebeogo, Zootechnicien, Systèmes de Production Animale, CNRST/INERA, Burkina Faso & Denis Felicite-Zulma, Project Officer, COLEACP, France
– Aflatoxin Groundnut Value Chain in Malawi-Zambia led by FANRPAN (African-led) – Limbikani Kenani Matumba, Lecturer/Researcher, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and
Natural Resources (LUANAR), Malawi & Ben Bennett, Deputy Director, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom
Discussion (Q/A)
11:40 – 12:20 Users’/Farmers’ Perspectives on Engaging in Research and Innovation Partnerships
– Irish Potato Consortium – Burundi (public research leader) – Anton Haverkort, Researcher, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands & Annick Sezibera, Executive Secretary, Confédération des Associations de Producteurs Agricole pour le Développement (CAPAD), Burundi
– Trichoderma for Horticulture Soil Fertility Management in Burkina Faso (private sector leader) – Olivier Besnard, President, BioPhytech, France & Claude Arsène Savadogo, Administrateur-Géran, GIE BIOPROTECT-B, Burkina Faso
Discussion (Q/A)
12:20 – 12:40 Keynote Presentation – Strengthening the Engagement of Eastern and Central Europe in Agricultural Research and Innovation Partnerships – Vladimir Verner, Assistant Professor, Head of Department of Economics and Development, Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic
12:40 – 13:00 Discussion
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch – Café SIC building
Chair: Dr. Ann Waters-Bayer, Vice Chair EFARD
Rapporteurs: Laurianne Ollivier, Libuška Valešová
14:00 – 14:20 Transformative Change of Agriculture through Collaborative Agricultural Research and Citizen-led Innovation – Michael Hauser, President of Agrinatura, Boku University, Austria
14:20 – 14:30 Discussion
14:30 – 14:50 EFARD’s Assessment of the Position of European Partners in the PAEPARD Users’-Led Process – Laurianne Ollivier, EFARD Intern & J.A. Francis, Executive Secretary, EFARD, The Netherlands
14:50 – 15:00 Discussion
15:00 – 15:45 Panel discussion - Relevance of the Users’-Led Research and Innovation Partnerships to EFARD stakeholders – Going forward
Panellists: Patrick Van Damme, Roberto Aparicio, Ann Waters-Bayer, Szandra Megyery, Yemi Akinbamijo, Rémi Kahane, Jonas Mugabe
15:45 – 16:00 Feedback
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break and Networking – Vestibule
16:30 – 17:30 Working Group Session – What are the key factors and priorities for enabling greater user engagement in research and innovation partnerships within (West, Central, and East) Europe and between Europe and developing countries?
17:30 – 18:15 EFARD MT Meeting (closed)
18:30 – 21:00 Dinner & Networking
30 November 2016
Showcasing Eastern and Central Europe Research and Innovation Partnerships and
EFARD Business Meeting
Venue: Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague
Conference Hall, 701, Rectorate building, 7th Floor
8:00 – 9:00 EFARD MT meeting (continued; closed)
9:00 – 12:30 Chair: Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo, Executive Director, FARA, Ghana
Rapporteurs: Laurianne Ollivier, Libuška Valešová
Focus – Showcasing Examples of Research and Innovation Partnerships led by Eastern and Central European Partner Organisations
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome Remarks and Introduction - The Importance of Africa and Europe Collaboration on Agricultural Research for Development: Lessons for Eastern Europe – Yemi Akinbamijo, Executive Director, FARA, Ghana
9:10 – 9:50 Success Stories/Case Studies from Eastern and Central Europe YPARD Europe
– Process Model based Decision support for Multi-Stakeholder Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystem Networks - Harmonization of Local Interests with Global Sustainability – Monika Varga, YPARD Representative- Hungary, Kaposvár University, Hungary
– Reinventing Networking and Collective Action in the Balkans: The Case of Slow Food in Velika Plana, central Serbia – Ivana Radic Jean, YPARD Representative- Serbia - AgTraIn PhD program SupAgro University, CIRAD, Montpellier and University of Catania, France
Discussion
9:50 – 10:30 Success Stories/Case Studies from Eastern and Central Europe YPARD Europe
– Regional Development Association - Transforming Lives to Better – Davit Gogilashvili, YPARD Representative– Georgia - Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, Regional Development Association (RDA), Georgia
– Capacity Building for Youth in Organic Agriculture: The Case of EkoBiz Project in Split, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia– Zrinka Filipović Dermit, YPARD Representative – Croatia & Vice President, Association of Organic Farmers of Dalmatia - Dalmacija EKO, Croatia
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break and Networking – Vestibule
11:00 – 11:15 Success Stories/Case Studies from Eastern and Central Europe
YPARD Europe
– Increasing Youth Engagement through YPARD in Mongolia– Enkhtor Anudari, YPARD Representative – Mongolia, Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic
11:15 – 11:30 LESARD: The M&E System for AR4D Effectiveness and Efficiency, contribution to the M&E and Learning activities of Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems (CDAIS) –Murat Sartas, Innovation System Scientist, Turkey
11:30 – 12:00 Discussion
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch – Café SIC building
13:30 – 17:00 Focus - EFARD Business Meeting
Chair: Patrick Van Damme, Chair EFARD
Rapporteurs: Laurianne Ollivier, Libuška Valešová
13:30 – 13:45 Welcome Remarks and Chairman’s Vision for 2016 - 2017, Patrick Van Damme, Chair EFARD, Belgium
Discussion (Q&A)
13:45 – 14:00 Confirmation of the agenda and Self-introductions
14:00 – 14:15 Reflections on Day 1 & Key messages for EFARD – Roberto Aparicio, Policy Officer, Sustainable Agriculture, Pastoralism, European Commission, Belgium
14:15 – 14:30 EFARD management report 2015-2016 – Judith Ann Francis, Executive Secretary, EFARD, The Netherlands
14:30 – 14:45 Discussion (Q&A)
14:45 – 15:00 Update on SCAR, SCAR/CASA Project and SCAR/ARCH Working Group - Philippe Petithuguenin, Deputy Director, Research and Strategy, CIRAD, France
15:00 – 15:15 Update on GFAR Governance – Harry Palmier, GFAR Secretariat
15:15 – 15:30 Update on YPARD Europe – Libuška Valešová, Europe Coordinator, YPARD, Czech Republic
15:30 – 15:45 Discussion (Q&A)
15:45 – 16:00 Update on TAP and CDAIS Pilots – Christian Hoste, Director of International Relations, AGREENIUM, France & Richard Hawkins, Executive Director, ICRA, the Netherlands
16:00 – 16:15 Update on AGRINATURA - Guy Poulter, EEIG Director, Agrinatura, United Kingdom
16:15 – 16:30 Discussion (Q&A)
16:30 – 16:45 Summary of Main Decisions of Days 1 & 2 and Implications for the 2016-2017 EFARD Work Plan – Judith Ann Francis, Executive Secretary, EFARD, The Netherlands
16:45 – 17:00 Closing Remarks – Patrick Van Damme, Chair, EFAR

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