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					 2nd Quarterly
 Feed the Future Partners
 Coordination Meeting


Planned FTF Projects to be launched
in 2012



May 3, 2012
             Livestock Growth Program (AGP-LGP)
   PIF Alignment        Budget         Project Duration   Implementer/Status
       AGP           $38-$40 million      2011-2015       Under procurement

Goal: to improve smallholder incomes and nutritional status through
investments in selected livestock value chains
• Increase productivity & competitiveness of selected livestock value
   chains to the benefit of smallholders
• Improve Enabling Environment for Livestock Value Chains
• Improve quality and diversity of household diet through intake of
   livestock products
Value chain Focus: Dairy, meat/live animals and Hides, Skins and
Leather (HSL)
Push/Pull: create market linkages through livestock value chains for
pastoralists and PSNP households.
Cross-cutting: Access for finance/credits, ICT, HIV/AIDS and gender           2
     Pastoralists Resiliency Improvement and Market
                   Expansion (PRIME)
   PIF Alignment        Budget          Project Duration   Implementer/Status
       HABP         $40 – $50 million      2012-2016       Under procurement


Goal: to increase household incomes and enhance resilience and
adaptive capacity of pastoral communities to climate change through
market linkages
• Improve productivity and competitiveness of livestock and livestock
  products
• Enhance pastoralists adaptation to climate change
• Create Alternative livelihoods for Households’ Transitioning Out of
  Pastoralism (TOPS)
• Enhance innovation, learning and knowledge management
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             Finance and Business Services (FaBS)
   PIF Alignment         Budget         Project Duration   Implementer/Status
       N/A                TBD              2012-2016       Under procurement


Goal: to substantially improve private sector competitiveness in general,
and of financial intermediation in particular, as key drivers of sustainable
economic growth and reduced poverty in Ethiopia.
IR.1. Broaden the financial sector to foster private sector development
and competitiveness
IR.2. Enhance capacity of private sector to effectively promote reforms
& Improve business development services for small and medium
enterprise
IR.3. Promote increased trade development and market linkages,
particularly under the African Growth and Opportunity Act.

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                Broadening the financial sector
 Establish institutional framework for the identification, analysis and
  diffusion of financial instruments suited for agriculture and other
  underserved market segments
 Increase the capacity of both private bank staff and non-bank actors
  to properly assess and determine risks associated with financial
  transactions
 Promote the adoption of internationally recognized accounting
  standards
 establish both regulatory framework and financial products suited for
  Islamic or sharia
 promote conducive environment for long term capital/investment
  funds management in Ethiopia.
 Addressing banking needs of Ethiopia’s Islamic
 Communities
 Develop and expand use of credit enhancement tools to stimulate bank/non-
  banks actors to introduce/expand use of non-traditional credit/financing
  mechanisms (i.e. leasing, account receivable, pension funds and Insurance);
 Increase client-oriented product development processes as well as risk
  management practices in the financial sector - including increased
  understanding/use of credit rating /information sharing systems and
  improved regulatory environment for capital market operations;
 Adoption of international audit, reporting practices, including the use of
  twining arrangements to promote the transfer of best practices in
  commercial bank management;
 development and deployment of both deposit and credit products that are
  sharia compliant; disaggregated by those communities with high Muslim
  populations, namely, Somalia, Afar and Oromia regions.
 Development of a comprehensive technical assistance program aimed at
  maximizing the leveraging potential of the USAID/DCA program to stimulate
  lending/provision of credit to underserved communities, including
  agriculture SMEs, Islamic communities and other under-served sectors.
    Improved BDS services and policy environment for
    private Sector competitiveness
 Increase the capacity of the Chambers and trade associations to
  provide effective services;
 Increase the capacity of Business Development Service providers to
  deliver cost-effective, efficient services, particularly along selected
  value chains;
 Raise the capacity of the Chamber system to participate in GOE
  sponsored dialogues and service their membership; and
 strengthen ability of BDS providers to better address credit/financial
  constraints of SMEs
Promote increased trade development and market
linkages, particularly under the African Growth and
Opportunity Act.
   Promote economic growth and reduce poverty, by enabling Ethiopian
    firms to take advantage of the opportunities created by trade;
   improve Ethiopia’s trade policies, remove trade barriers, build well-
    functioning trade facilitation and promotion institutions and improve
    regulatory policies that affect the way firms trade;
   assist private sector stakeholders to maximize opportunities/play more
    active role in Ethiopia’s bid to join the World Trade Organization (WTO)
    and other international trade agreements that can act as an anchor for
    critical national reforms that promote good economic governance at
    national, regional and international forums.
       US Peace Corps Feed-The-Future Volunteers


   PIF Alignment        Budget        Project Duration   Implementer/Status
        N/A              N/A             2012-2014        US Peace Corps


Goal: to increase the capacity of partner communities to help promote
their food security

• Over two years 70 volunteers at cooperative unions , regional and
  local Ministry of Agriculture offices, and Ministry of Health clinics
• Areas of focus include: agroforestry, small scale gardening, maternal
  child nutrition and education


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