Design process

The Program was designed through a process of stakeholder interaction. The major milestones are listed below:

Date Event
1 April 2010 CGIAR Consortium agreed the thematic area on sustainable rice, wheat and maize systems for ensuring global food security will be expanded to be more inclusive of other crops as well as fish and livestock
April/early May Drafting of concept note by staff from ILRI, WorldFish, CIAT, and ICARDA
10 May CRP3.7 concept note submitted to Consortium Board
17 June CRP3.7 concept note approved by Consortium Board and reviewers’ feedback provided
6-8 July CGIAR Centers meeting, ILRI, Nairobi, Kenya
20 July Side event, hosted by ILRI, WorldFish, CIAT, and ICARDA and held during FARA Africa Agriculture Science Week, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
13 July to 10 September e-consultation: see https://livestockfish.wordpress.com/
26 July Consultations held in Bamako, Mali to explore opportunities for focusing on small ruminant value chains in Mali
17-20 August Consultations held in Uganda to explore opportunities for focusing on fish value chains in Uganda
24/25 August Stakeholders’ consultation, ILRI, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: see http://livestock-fish.wikispaces.com/addis_stakeholder_meeting
9-10 September Consultations held in Uganda to explore opportunities for focusing on pig value chains in Uganda
Late August/early September CRP3.7 full proposal drafted
3-10 September Draft of full proposal circulated for comment by CG partners and external reviewers
17 September 2010 Full proposal submitted to Consortium Board
2 February 2011 Consortium Board review comments received
9 February to 5 March 2011 e-consultation: see https://livestockfish.wordpress.com/
1-3 March 2011 CGIAR Centers meeting, ILRI, Nairobi, Kenya
5 March 2011 Revised proposal submitted to Consortium Board
8 April 2011 Revised proposal presented to the Fund Council (FC), Montpellier, France; decision deferred to Fund Council meeting in July
18 May 2011 Comments from Independent Science & Partnership Council (ISPC) received, with additional comments from individual Fund Council members (Australia, FAO, World Bank) received in June
14 June 2011 ILRI and CIAT convene a Stakeholder consultation on R&D for the smallholder pig value chain in Uganda, Kampala
28 June 2011 Response to ISPC and Fund Council (FC) members submitted to the FC
7 July 2011 The CGIAR Fund Council approved the Proposal
13 October 2011 ILRI’s Tom Randolph named Director of the CRP3.7 Program.
2 December 2011 Consultative meeting with stakeholders
16 December 2011 The CRP3.7 Program agreement between ILRI and the Consortium Office was signed.
1 January 2012 CRP3.7 officially started.

 

View questions and responses from the stakeholder consultation process:

2011 Proposal Development:

CGIAR feedback on the proposal:

Will livestock and fish production ‘by the poor’ really contribute to nutrition ‘for the poor’?

How best to partner with the private sector in pro-poor livestock and fish value chain development?

Should poultry be a priority value chain for the CGIAR Livestock and Fish research program?

2010 Proposal Development and Consultations:

Invitation to comment

Intro to the process

Week 5 Questions on forging and catalyzing partnerships

Week 5 Survey on forging and catalyzing partnerships

Stakeholder meeting

FEEDBACK – synthesis of weeks 1 and 2 comments

Week 4 Questions on linking technology generation to value chain development

Week 4 Survey on linking technology generation to value chain development

Week 3 Questions on how best to address gender issues

Week 2 Questions on deciding the focus

Week 2 Survey on deciding the focus

Week 1 Questions on the overall approach: Working through selected value chains

Week 1 Survey on the overall approach

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