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  1. SANREM CRSP 2008 Annual Meeting May 26-29, Los Baños, Philippines ANNUAL REPORT

  2. Outline • Program Highlights • EEP and AMR Reviews • Phase IV Planning • Annual Meeting Overview ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  3. Context • Phase III 75% complete • LTRAs in their third quarter • Successful EEP review & response • Successful AMR • New cross-cutting initiatives • Waiting for USAID Phase IV decision ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  4. Highlights ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  5. Highlights Cross-Cutting Research Activities Soil Quality, Peter Motavalli, University of Missouri (LTRA 2, 3, 4, 5) Soil Metagenomics, Karen Garrett, Kansas State University. (LTRA 2, 3, 4) Gendered Access to Markets, Maria Elisa Christie, Virginia Tech (LTRA 2, 3, 4, 5) Linking Knowledge and Action, Esther Mwangi, Harvard University (LTRA 1, 3, 4, 5) Watershed Modeling and Assessment, Conrad Heatwole, Virginia Tech, (LTRA 2, 3, 4, 5) ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  6. Highlights ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  7. Highlights • USAID Pro-poor Payments for Environmental Services Policy Seminar • USAID Payments for Ecosystem Services Sourcebook • 21st Century Watershed Technology: Improving Water Quality and the Environment, Concepción, Chile • Agricultural water management, UN Commission on Sustainable Development ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  8. EEP Report • …impressed by the new knowledge generated, the excellent graduate training, and scientific staff commitment to engage in multidisciplinary research. • …funding for SANREM be maintained at contractual levels. • In country collaborators need to be full partners. • Excellent response to interim EEP report. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  9. AMR Report • “the Panel recommends that the SANREM CRSP should be renewed” • Need more and better ways to disseminate knowledge generated. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  10. Phase IV Planning ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  11. Sense of USAID Intent • Appears that USAID is recommending renewal at current spending levels. • SPARE is reviewing EEP & AMR reports to identify points to be addressed in renewal application. • BIFAD will likely respond to SPARE suggestions at its June meeting. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  12. Sense of USAID Intent Assistant Administrator will make final decision (June or July) ME will prepare renewal application. Likely “earmarks” for biodiversity, climate change, & Africa work. Expected to address soils with termination of Soils CRSP. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  13. Phase IV Planning Assumed direction • Sustainable agricultural intensification systems • Soil & water conservation • Soil quality (no Soil CRSP) • Climate change • Food/livelihoods security ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  14. Phase IV Planning • Natural resource management • Valuation of and compensation for ecosystem services • Resource access, rights and dispute resolution • Institutional innovations that foster cooperation between agriculturalists and other resource users • Integrative approaches for NRM systems ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  15. Phase IV Planning Proposed approach for LTRA program • Global assessment of SA & NRM research needs • Engage USAID & other development agencies & researchers in identifying and prioritizing critical SA & NRM research needs. • Who? ME, USAID, SANREM partners ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  16. Phase IV Planning • Feasibility assessment and prioritization of research needs • ME, external panel, TC? • Integrated research program design • ME, external panel, TC? • RFAs for integrated research program with integrated cross-cutting themes ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  17. Phase IV Planning ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  18. Phase IV Possibilities • Small grants/planning grants program • Additional research awards in year 3 to address emerging issues or strengthen existing LTRAs. • GLOWA-Volta project partnership – agricultural research dimension ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  19. Annual Meeting Overview ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  20. Annual Meeting Overview ______________________________________________________________________________________ Annual Meeting Los Baños, Philippines May 26-29, 2008

  21. SANREM CRSP 2008 Annual Meeting May 26-29, Los Baños, Philippines Questions