Welcome to The “Johannesburg 2005 Regional Multi-Stakeholder Public Policy Dialogue”
4 – 7 October 2005

THEME: “CREATING A CONDUCIVE POLICY ENVIRONMENT FOR A FOOD SECURE SADC”

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Session 1
1) The Department of Agriculture by Deputy Director General :Agricultural Production and Resource Management.
2) Overview of the SADC HIV and AIDS Programs and the EU Support By Innocent Modisaotsile HIV and AIDS Project Manger SADC Secretariat.
3) Programme Highlights by Lindiwe Majele Sibanda.
 
Session 2

4) Toward Improved Maize Marketing and Trade Policies to Promote Food Security in Southern Africa Dr. S. Mundia Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Government of Zambia.

5) HARMONIZATION OF SEED REGULATIONS TO PROMOTE SEED TRADE IN THE SADC REGION: -With focus on Seed Certification; Crop Variety Release and Phytosanitary for seed systems.

6)The Impact of HIV and AIDS on Household Agriculture and Food Security in the SADC Region : Preliminary findings and Policy Implications - A keynote address by Dr Micah Masuku, University of Swaziland .

7) Strenghening instututional capacity for supporting FANR policy development .
8) Strengthening the Capacity of Farmer Organisations in the SADC Region By Ajay M Vashee (President) The Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU).

9) Strengthening Civil Society Participation in Regional Food Security Policy Processes by Mrs. S. Mbaya, Director of SARPN.
10) From Research to Policy : Knowledge Management System and Concepts by Paul Bartel. (Background information on SAKKS Southern Africa.)
 
Session 3
11) SADC RECOVERY , FOOD SECURITY AND TRADE POLICIES: MAKING MARKETS WORK FOR SMALLHOLDERS FARMERS IN SADC by Chairperson: Mr. S. Pazvakavambwa, Secretary for Agriculture- Zimbabwe. ( ppt ) ( paper )
12) Improving Maize Marketing and Trade Policies To Promote Household Food Security in Central and Southern Mozambique By Danilo Abdula, David Tschirley, and Michael Weber. ( ppt ) ( paper )
13) Learning from the 2002/03 Food Crisis in Southern Africa: Lessons for the Current Year by Pedro Arlindo, David Tschirley, Jan Nijhoff, Billy Mwiinga, Michael T. Weber, and T.S. Jayne. (ppt ) ( paper )
14) Toward a Regional Framework for Effective Policy Responses to the Emerging Food Crisis in Southern Africa by Anthony Mwanaumo, Hyde Haantuba, Pedro Arlindo, Danilo Abdula, T.S. Jayne, David Tschirley, Jan Nijhoff, Michael Weber, Cynthia Donovan, and John Staatz. ( ppt ) ( paper )
15) Opportunities to Improve Household Food Security Through Promoting Informal Maize Marketing Agents: Experience From Eastern Cape Province, South Africa by L. Ndibongo-Traub and T.S. Jayne. ( ppt ) ( paper forthcoming )

Item found on the FANRPAN CD in Session 3 folder but not linked to. Link added by MSU FS III


Session 4
16) HIV and AIDS Impact on Agriculture and Food Security in Lesotho By T. Matobo, M. Khoeli & R. Mpemi
17)IMPACT OF HIV/AIDS ON AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY IN SWAZILAND by Dr. M.B. Masuku, University of Swaziland
18) Silently Starving? The HIV Epidemic and Communal Farmers
19) Impact of HIV and AIDS on Agriculture and Food Security. A South Africa Project Report By Petronella Chaminuka, Legesse K. Debusho, Francis Anim and Simphiwe Nqangweni.
20) The Impact of the HIV Epidemic on Rural Agricultural Producers in Three Regions of Namibia
 
Session 5
21) SURVEY OF FARMER ORGANISATIONS (FOs) IN THE SADC REGION Preliminary Observations by: Ishmael Sunga- CEO (SACAU)
22) STRENGTHENING FARMER ORGANISATIONS’ ENGAGEMENT AT REGIONAL LEVEL : Characteristics of current and potential SACAU’s members – I. Shunga
 
Session 6
23) Addressing the Impact of Biosafety Systems by Marnus Gouse - University of Pretoria / FANRPAN
24) SITUATION ANALYSIS AND STAKEHOLDERS VIEWS ON GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS: THE CASE OF MALAWI Charles Mataya Bunda College, University of Malawi.
25) COUNTRY REPORT MAURITIUS
 
Session 7

27) Quantifying Vulnerability: The Household Vulnerability Index (HVI) and Social Protection Policy by Fred Kalibwani, FANRPAN

28) Impact of HIV and AIDS on Agriculture and Food Security in the SADC Region: The Regional Database by Tendayi Kureya
 

Session 8

Rapporteur's Notes: Strengthening institutional capacity for supporting FANR policy development – focus on farmer organizations


29) Profile of Farmer organizations :Summary of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats by Mr. P. Jere

30) A Database of National Farmer Organizations in the SADC Regionby Thomas Mupetesi
 
Session 9
31) Report Back on session 6
32) Report Back on session 7
 
Session 10
33) Contract Farming in Sub Saharan Africa
 
Session 11
34) The Impact of HIV and AIDS on Agriculture and Food Security in the SADC Region
35) Session 11
Session 12
35) Strengthening FANRPAN Country Nodes and the Role of Civil Society in Regional FANR by Anthony Mwanaumo Zambia
36) Strengthening FANRPAN Nodes & role of CS in regional FANR: A Case of CISANET in Malawi Victor C. Mhoni CISANET secretariat MALAWI
 
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Session 14 (not on FANRPAN CD, Added by MSU FS III)

 

Session 15 (not on FANRPAN CD, Added by MSU FS III from materials received from Lindiwe Sibanda)

 

Background Items (additional FANRPAN materials distributed on the CD but not linked to the organized sessions. )