The Learning Event on Green Roads for Water took place on Monday 26th of June and was attended by more than 100 participants.
This event was organized by International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Sustainable Production, Marketing and Institutions Division (PMI), Water and Rural Infrastructure Desk. The event was attended by a diverse group of more than 100 participants consisting of IFAD professional staff serving country operations, PMD country teams, SKD specialists but also government officials, projects, and P/FOs, and representatives of climate financiers.
The objective of the event was to introduce the Green Roads for Water (GR4W) approach, provide real-life examples from implementing GR4W in Ethiopia and Kenya and initiate an interactive dialogue on what to do, what to avoid and how to incorporate GR4W in IFAD projects.
The schedule of the event is presented below:
|Presentation of GR4W
|Q&A session and responses from the presenters
|Wrap up & closing
The wrap up and closing session summarized the main issues raised by the panellists, the presenters and the floor including most relevant lessons learned. The session then advanced by looking at how IFAD can partner with DPs, governments and the private sector to mobilize resources to promote the concept of GR4W in IFAD programs and projects, in particular at the scale of smallholders.
Below you can find the Learning Event presentations:
- Frank van Steenbergen_GR4W Introduction and Global Experience
- Getachew Engdayehu_Implementation Strategy and Impacts of GR4W in Amhara, Ethiopia
- Michael Maluki_Makueni County GR4W Program
Click the link below to access the video recording of the Learning Event: