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13th CARD Steering Committee Meeting was held on 7th and 8th December in Nairobi, Kenya.  Co-chaired by AfDB and FAO, the meeting was attended by the representatives from 10 SC member organizations, namely, AGRA, AfDB, AfricaRice, FAO, FARA, IRRI, JICA, JIRCAS, NEPAD and World Bank, and 2 observers, GIZ and WFP. The objectives of the meeting were as below: 

 

-    -To review the draft result of CARD final evaluation

-         -To discuss and finalize the framework of next phase of CARD

-      -To discuss and agree on the organization of 7th CARD General Meeting

   

 

 

Program (PDF) 

Minutes of meeting coming later!

Participant List (PDF)

 

 

Day: 1 (7th December, 2017)

Time

Event

Presenter

09:00 – 09:10

Opening Remark

Co- Chair (FAO)

09:10 – 09:15

Approval of Agenda

Co- Chairs

09:15 – 09:30

Approval of Minutes of SC 12 

Co- Chairs

09:30 – 10:30

Draft Final Report on the Final Evaluation

 

• NRDS implementation (Fund Matching Activities /stocktaking of CARD Project), Sub-sector Support (seed, mechanization) and others

JICA Consultant

• Highlight of NRDS evaluation in selected countries

CARD Secretariat

10:50 – 12:00

• Q&A

Co- Chairs

• Discussions

 

• Way forward

 

13:00 – 14:50

Finalizing the Framework of CARD 2nd Phase

 

• Recap of discussions in SC 12

CARD Secretariat

• Discussions on; 

Co- Chairs

-   Goal

 

-   Period

 

-   Target Countries (Numbers and countries, procedures and timing of communication, the process for screening and final decision making)

 

-   CARD Activities (activities at country level, the support by CARD and the Secretariat in those activities)

 

- Operational Structure (SC membrship, function and operation of the Secretariat)

 

15:10 – 16:40

• Discussions (Continued) 

Co- Chairs

• Conclusion

 

   

 

Day: 2  (8th December, 2017)

 

Time

Event

Presenter

09:00 – 10:20

Preparation for the 7th CARD General Meeting

CARD Secretariat

• Draft Concept (Agenda and program for pre-conference seminar)

 

• Discussions on;

Co-chairs

-   Agenda

 

-   Program (pre-conference seminar, SC14)

 

-   Venue

 

-   Timing

 

-   Confirmation of Co-chairs (Co-chairing Countries, next in-coming SC co-chair)

 

10:40 – 11:20

• Discussions (Continued)

Co-chairs

• Conclusion

 

11:20 – 12:20

SC members Update on Rice Related Activities

SC Members

 (Tour de Table)

 

12:20 – 12:30

Closing Remark

Co-chair (AfDB)