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Partnerships models and mechanisms in Agricultural Research for Development

by Alice Tempel Costa, 24 May 2012

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May 3rd-4th 2012, the CSA has organized the second European multi-stakeholder consultation project PAEPARD.

The main objective of the workshop was an exchange between non-research and research stakeholders or "research users" (producer organizations, private sector, NGOs) to explore possibilities of
establishing a multi-stakeholder inclusive and balanced in the field of Agricultural Research for Development (ARD), in order to foster a more demand-driven approach in ARD expected to contribute to better achieving the MDGs and, to this end, explore the possibilities for inclusive and balanced ARD multi-stakeholder partnership establishment clearly focusing impacts on development.

In order to reach the objectives and expected results, the workshop was organized around a large thematic of interest for all participants: « how to make researchers and users work together? » by focusing on models of partnerships, funding and support mechanisms.

The workshop was fed by the lessons learned from PAEPARD experience accumulated over the past two years, which will be presented and analyzed, as well as by your own experience, that will be developed during work groups.