Annex 10 : Insights from the first day discussion
The matrix for stakeholders classification is a good tool, but should be
used on a country basis.
Stakeholder classification: all the groups
experienced problems ŗ it can be only country based, but the use of categories
Stakeholders move about, change during time:
their analysis should be continuous
What is at stake in relation to our stake?
organisations- not uniform
Getting stakeholders to the table- more a
difficult issue- How to manage?
Relation between the actors-power shift
Indicators to track progress
Who plays a controlling role
Sometimes arenít we too rapid to bring them
to the table to reach our objectives?
Know what is at the stake
Not all what to sit around the table- accountability
Who decide who want to sit around the table?
Other ways of participation e.g.
Key elements of organisation. Imbalances
Key initiators (Government) = come up with tactical plan. What is most
Issue of ownership from Govít or from us =
Do the poor have the capacities to mobilise
How do we plan the process?
Capacities of low power:
Start the process
Go to them
Criteria are the same, indicators vary
Maintaining stakeholders interest over† the
Use research, science as basis
Importance and recognition of the scale: national
Nature of groups boundaries: bound-unbound
Basic assumption: ideal situation Ŗŗ political
Ensure prerequisite before starting the process