WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH OF PHILIPPINE AGRICULTURE PROECT

Roehl M. Briones
29 February 2008 Drilon Hall, SEARCA

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A little bit of a background

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PGPA structured into several studies, grouped into 4 components (reviews; commodity studies; case studies; cross-cutting themes) Proposal >> presentation >> contract >> mobilization, etc. Even at proposal and presentation stage, several common issues have emerged
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Where we are

Component 1 - reviews
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Literature review – done Review of statistical systems – done Grains – to be launched Traditional - exports – launched High value crops – launched Livestock and poultry – launched Aquaculture - launched

Component 2 – commodity studies
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Component - case studies >>????????
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Where we are

Component 4 – cross-cutting issues
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Environment and NR – launched R&D, extension – launched Infrastructure – launched Human capital – to be launched Social capital – to be launched Transaction cost – for presentation Agricultural sector – not yet initiated Synthesis – not yet initiated Future directions for S&T – not yet initiated

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What are you doing here?
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Present study background, methodology, sources of data, and problems Obtain feedback on the methodology and solutions for the problems Agree on a convergent framework for the PGPA studies Identify approaches for the case studies, agriculture sector study, and PGPA synthesis Clarify some operational and administrative matters
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Mechanics

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Presentation followed by open discussion (total 45 minutes; KISS) Saturday p.m. – brainstorming sessions + other matters We go home upon finishing 1, 2, 3, 4,5 NOT A MINUTE SOONER OR LATER Thank you!
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