ULP Objective: Analyze the needs and demand of professionals

5 ULP created, 19 consortia formed

An innovative process

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  • 1- The definition by the subregional peasant organization of a unifying theme through internal consultations with stakeholders.
  • 2- A documentary review of the current state of research and development interventions focused on the unifying theme. This review took the form of a desk study or a mandate visit.
  • 3- An orientation workshop in which agricultural innovation facilitators familiarize themselves with PAEPARD processes in order to facilitate the whole process.
  • 4- The holding of a multi-stakeholder workshop on research questions (MSHRQW), which validates the findings of the literature review and clarifies the research question (s) related to the value chain as well as The formation of a small group of five to seven members to advance the process.
  • 5- The development of a concept note that will determine the final step; and
  • 6- The development of a complete proposal and its submission by a small group.

The current ULP

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5 sub-regional ULPs
4 led by a peasant organization
  • Extensive livestock value chains in East Africa with a focus on Kenya and Uganda. EAFF
  • Value chain of horticultural products in urban areas with an emphasis on Congo Brazzaville, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Cameroon. PROPAC
  • Rice value chain in Benin, Burkina Faso and Mali. ROPPA
  • Peanut value chain in Zambia and Malawi. FANRPAN
  • 1 led by a professional organization
    • Non-food valuation of mango in West Africa (Burkina-Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal). COLEACP