BRIEFING ON THE CGIAR for GPDD Coordinating Task Force May 23, 2006 Selcuk Ozgediz. CGIAR at a glance Governance in the CGIAR Global Water Partnership (GWP) On successful partnerships. OUTLINE. 1. CGIAR at a glance. Created in 1971 64 public and private members
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Governance in the CGIAR
Global Water Partnership (GWP)
On successful partnershipsOUTLINE
64 public and private members
- Including 25 developing and 22 industrialized countries
4 Cosponsors (World Bank, FAO, IFAD, UNDP)
15 CGIAR Centers
8,000 scientists and staffCGIAR - A Strategic Alliance
To achieve sustainable food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through scientific research and research-related activities in the fields of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, policy, and environment.MISSION
Agile, world-class knowledge alliance developing countries through scientific research and research-related activities in the fields of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, policy, and environment.
Working at frontier of science, linking science and the poor
Provider of public goods that will not be addressed by private sector research
Partnerships as key element
Mobilizer of resources (finance, knowledge, intellectual property)Vision for the CGIAR
Generation of international public goods (IPG)—knowledge, technology, policy, services- Not national public goods- Not delivery systems- CGIAR works with others who generate national public goods or are involved in deliveryA Key Criterion for Selecting Activities Supported by the CGIAR
For every dollar invested in CGIAR since 1971, $9 worth of additional food has been produced.
Source: David A.Raitzer, 2003. Benefit-Cost Meta-Analysis of Investment in the international Agricultural Research Centres of the CGIAR.
More than 75,000 developing country scientists and researchers have been trained by CGIAR Centers.
Without CGIAR research, world food production would have been four to five percent lower, and over 13 million more children would be malnourished.
Source: R.E. Evenson and M. Rosengrant, 2003. The Economic Consequences of Crop Genetic Improvement Programmes. Pages 473-497 in R.E. Evenson and D. Gollin (eds), Crop Variety Improvements and its Affect on Productivity- The Impact of Agricultural Research, CABI Publishing, UK.IFPRI, 2003A Record of Achievements
Sustainable production (35%)
Germplasm collection (12%)
Member sovereignty additional food has been produced.
Independent technical adviceGOVERNANCE--Principles
identifies critical knowledge needs at global, regional and national levels
helps design programs for meeting these needs
serves as a mechanism for alliance building and information exchange on integrated water resources management.What does GWP do?
Consulting Partners (Members) national levels-- Steering Committee-- Financial Partners
Regional Water PartnershipsOrganization of GWP
Establishing partnerships and mobilising political will national levels
Building strategic alliances for action
Promoting good practice in Integrated Water Resources Management
Developing and implementing regional actionsObjectives of GWP
Associated Programs: national levels-- INBO - Developing and Strengthening River Basin Organisations-- CAPNET - International Network for Capacity Building in IWRM-- Mainstreaming Gender in Integrated Water Resources Management-- Flood Management - Global Coordination-- The Ground Water Management Advisory Team (GW-MATE)
Regional Water Partnership ProgramsPrograms of GWP
Flexible governance national levels
Capitalizing on existing institutions of excellence
Building institutional capacity, including networks
Strong focus on communication and “ToolBox” developmentSome Key Lessons from GWP
Commitment national levels
Shared decision making
Open and frank communication
Simplicity of governance
TrustConditions for Success
Rules of Market Exchange