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					                                     Agenda
                      National Agriculture Learning Event
                                 Organized by
                               The MOA & OGB
                                 Workshop Programme

DAY 1

8:30-9:00     Registration

9:00-9:30     Introductions, objectives and welcome

9:30-10:00    Inaugural speech by HE State Minister, Ministry of Agriculture

Opening Session: Agriculture 2007 – The Vision for Ethiopian Agriculture

10:00-10:40 Introduction to the new 5 Years Development Plan by the MoA

10:40-11:00   Tea/coffee break

11:00-11:30   African Union Comprehensive Agricultural Development Programme for
              Africa

11:30-12:00   Research on future Agriculture in Ethiopia (EARI, etc.)

12.00-1:00    Plenary discussions

1.00-2.00     Lunch


Session 1     Investing in the Value Chain
              Linking Smallholder Farmers to profitable Markets

2:00-3:15     Case studies from the practical experience of organisations and
              smallholder producers
              Oxfam GB
              SNV
              ILRI

3:15-3:40     Q&A

3:40-4:00     Tea/coffee break

4:00-4:55     Plenary discussions

4:55-5.00     Evaluation of the day
DAY 2

Session 2     Investing in Women
              Increasing women’s participation in the Value Chain

8.30-9:00     Recap of Value Chain Development for the Future

9:00-10:00    Case studies from the practical experience of organisations and
              women smallholder producers:
              Oxfam GB & Lelistu Limmu Sekka Cooperative
              ILO
              Experience from Tanzania

10.00-10.40 Q&A

10:40-11:00   Tea/coffee break

11:00 1.00    Group Work on ways to promote Women’s Economic Leadership
              Report back from group work and plenary discussion

1.00-2.00     Lunch


Session 3     Investing in Market Services
              Holding the Chain together

2.00-3.00     Case studies from the practical experience of organisations and
              smallholder producers:
              FOI
              ICE
              Oromia Cooperative Bank
              ILRI

3.00-3.40     Q&A

3:40-4:00     Tea/coffee break

4:00-4:55     Group Work divided between Flow of Inputs, Flow of Finance and
              Flow of Information

4:55-5:00     Evaluation of the day

7:00-9:00     Cultural evening
DAY 3

8:30-9:30    Report back from group work on market services and plenary
             discussion

Session 4    Risk Management
             Protecting the most vulnerable within the Value Chain

9:30-10.30   Case studies from the practical experience of organisations and
             smallholder producers:
             Oxfam America – Micro insurance
             DRR/ Climate change consortium
             RVWDA + ORDA
             IPMS / ILRI

10.30-11.00 Q&A

11:00-11.20 Tea/coffee break

11:20-1:00   Group Work on ways to mitigate Value Chain Risks

1:00-2.00    Lunch

Closing

2.00-3.00    Plenary Discussion on the Way Forward

3.00-3:15    Final Remarks and Closing Speech by MoA Director

3.15-3.30    Final Evaluation of Workshop

				
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