9
Feb
2018

Opening remarks : Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness Asia-Africa

More than 55 participants, mainly from Africa and Asia, attended a “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The workshop was jointly organized by AfricaRice, the World Bank and CORAF/WECARD.

The main objective of the workshop was to improve the suitability and relevance of guiding principles drawn from a World Bank-commissioned study of Asian countries for the development of effective and efficient rice value chains in West Africa.

Participants included key stakeholders active in rice value chains, representatives from governments of selected countries, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the donor community, financial institutions and research organizations.

Opening remarks -- speakers in the podcast  (in order of intervention) :

  • Dr Harold Roy-Macauley, AfricaRice Director General (00:00-10:15)
  • Goodwill message from CORAF/WECARD Executive Director Dr Abdou Tenkouano (delivered by Dr Ousmane Ndoye, CORAF/WECARD Program Manager) (10:16-15:32)
  • Dr Martin Fregene, Director, Agriculture and Agribusiness, African Development Bank (15:33-21:49)
  • Dr Malu Muia Ndavi, Lead Technical Specialist,  International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) (21:50-25:11)
  • Dr Hiroshi Hiraoka, Senior Advisor, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (25:12-28:21)
  • Dr Fadel Ndiame, Regional Head - West Africa, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) (28:22-30:38)
  • Dr Peter Anaadumba, Program Officer for South-South Cooperation at the Africa Regional Office, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (30:39-32:40)
  • Dr Yacouba Dembélé, Director General of Office National de Développement de la Riziculture (ONDR) (32:41-41:48)
  • Dr Abdoulaye Touré, Lead Economist, World Bank Agriculture Global Practice(41:49-49:40)
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9
Feb
2018

Dr Abdoulaye Touré on West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP)

Dr Abdoulaye Touré , Lead Economist, World Bank Agriculture Global Practice presented "West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP)" during the  “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

More than 55 participants, mainly from Africa and Asia, attended a “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The workshop was jointly organized by AfricaRice, the World Bank and CORAF/WECARD.

The main objective of the workshop was to improve the suitability and relevance of guiding principles drawn from a World Bank-commissioned study of Asian countries for the development of effective and efficient rice value chains in West Africa.

Participants included key stakeholders active in rice value chains, representatives from governments of selected countries, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the donor community, financial institutions and research organizations.

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9
Feb
2018

Mr Aman Khanna on Rice Value Chain development: Guiding principles from Asia

Mr Aman Khanna, Sr. Agribusiness Consultant, World Bank  presented " Rice Value Chain development : Guiding principles from Asia" during the  “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

More than 55 participants, mainly from Africa and Asia, attended a “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The workshop was jointly organized by AfricaRice, the World Bank and CORAF/WECARD.

The main objective of the workshop was to improve the suitability and relevance of guiding principles drawn from a World Bank-commissioned study of Asian countries for the development of effective and efficient rice value chains in West Africa.

Participants included key stakeholders active in rice value chains, representatives from governments of selected countries, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the donor community, financial institutions and research organizations.

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9
Feb
2018

Dr Martin Fregene on TAAT : Framework program in support of FEED AFRICA

Dr Martin Fregene, Director Agriculture, AfDB presented "Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT):  Framework program in support of FEED AFRICA” during the  “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

More than 55 participants, mainly from Africa and Asia, attended a “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The workshop was jointly organized by AfricaRice, the World Bank and CORAF/WECARD.

The main objective of the workshop was to improve the suitability and relevance of guiding principles drawn from a World Bank-commissioned study of Asian countries for the development of effective and efficient rice value chains in West Africa.

Participants included key stakeholders active in rice value chains, representatives from governments of selected countries, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the donor community, financial institutions and research organizations.

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9
Feb
2018

Dr Fadel Ndiame on AGRA’s Model in engaging partners to deliver technologies

Dr Fadel Ndiame, Regional Head, West Africa Regional Office, AGRA presented “AGRA’s Model in engaging partners to deliver technologies” during the  “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

More than 55 participants, mainly from Africa and Asia, attended a “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The workshop was jointly organized by AfricaRice, the World Bank and CORAF/WECARD.

The main objective of the workshop was to improve the suitability and relevance of guiding principles drawn from a World Bank-commissioned study of Asian countries for the development of effective and efficient rice value chains in West Africa.

Participants included key stakeholders active in rice value chains, representatives from governments of selected countries, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the donor community, financial institutions and research organizations.

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9
Feb
2018

Dr Ladda Viriyangkura on Rice Value Chain Management in Thailand

Dr Ladda Viriyangkura, Expert on Rice Inspection and Certification, Rice Department,  Ministry of Agricultural and Cooperatives, Thailand presented "Rice Value Chain Management in Thailand" during the  “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

More than 55 participants, mainly from Africa and Asia, attended a “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The workshop was jointly organized by AfricaRice, the World Bank and CORAF/WECARD.

The main objective of the workshop was to improve the suitability and relevance of guiding principles drawn from a World Bank-commissioned study of Asian countries for the development of effective and efficient rice value chains in West Africa.

Participants included key stakeholders active in rice value chains, representatives from governments of selected countries, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the donor community, financial institutions and research organizations.

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9
Feb
2018

Dr Ngin Chhay on Rice Sector Development in Cambodia

Dr Ngin Chhay, Director of Rice Crop Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Cambodia presented "Rice Sector Development in Cambodia" during the  “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

More than 55 participants, mainly from Africa and Asia, attended a “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The workshop was jointly organized by AfricaRice, the World Bank and CORAF/WECARD.

The main objective of the workshop was to improve the suitability and relevance of guiding principles drawn from a World Bank-commissioned study of Asian countries for the development of effective and efficient rice value chains in West Africa.

Participants included key stakeholders active in rice value chains, representatives from governments of selected countries, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the donor community, financial institutions and research organizations.

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9
Feb
2018

Mr Chandrashekhar on “Rice Value Chain – India’s experience”

Mr G. Chandrashekhar, Global Agribusiness and Commodity Markets Specialist presented “Rice Value Chain – India’s experience” during the  “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

More than 55 participants, mainly from Africa and Asia, attended a “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The workshop was jointly organized by AfricaRice, the World Bank and CORAF/WECARD.

The main objective of the workshop was to improve the suitability and relevance of guiding principles drawn from a World Bank-commissioned study of Asian countries for the development of effective and efficient rice value chains in West Africa.

Participants included key stakeholders active in rice value chains, representatives from governments of selected countries, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the donor community, financial institutions and research organizations.

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9
Feb
2018

Closing remarks : Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness Asia-Africa

Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa

More than 55 participants, mainly from Africa and Asia, attended a “Consultation workshop on comparative rice competitiveness: lessons learnt on successful development of rice value chains in Asia for West Africa”, 29 Jan – 1 Feb 2018, AfricaRice, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The workshop was jointly organized by AfricaRice, the World Bank and CORAF/WECARD.

The main objective of the workshop was to improve the suitability and relevance of guiding principles drawn from a World Bank-commissioned study of Asian countries for the development of effective and efficient rice value chains in West Africa.

Participants included key stakeholders active in rice value chains, representatives from governments of selected countries, the private sector, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the donor community, financial institutions and research organizations.

Closing remarks -- speakers in the podcast  (in order of intervention) :

  • Dr Moustapha Sissoko, National focal point of CIPRiSSA, Mali (00:00-04:29)
  • Dr Pierre ZRO BI, President, OIA-Riz, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (04:30-07:46)
  • Dr Ladda Viriyangkura, Expert on Rice Inspection and Certification, Rice Department,  Ministry of Agricultural and Cooperatives, Thailand (07:47-13:58)
  • Dr Ousmane Ndoye, CORAF/WECARD Program Manager (13:59-16:44)
  • Dr Fadel Ndiame, Regional Head - West Africa, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) (16:46-18:34)
  • Dr Abdoulaye Touré, Lead Economist, World Bank Agriculture Global Practice (18:35-20:03)
  • Mr Aman Khanna, Sr. Agribusiness Consultant, World Bank (20:04-20:47)
  • Dr Harold Roy-Macauley, AfricaRice Director General (20:48-35:29)
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