From Protection to Production

Strengthening Coherence between Agriculture and Social Protection - Regional Consultative Workshop

25-26 November 2014, Cape Town, South Africa 

Do you want to know more about the workshop's key messages, what was discussed and the next steps?

Watch the video below which also features clips from interviews conducted with participants who gave their insights on why coherence between agriculture and social protection is important and what issues need to be addressed to bring together the two sectors.

Full interviews with experts and government representatives from Zambia and Malawi on why coherence between agriculture and social protection is important to reduce hunger and malnutrition

Workshop report


Presentations - Day 1

Agriculture and social protection and priority regional policy frameworks - Laila Lokosang, African Union Commission

The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme on managing risks to agriculture and food security: the role of social protection - Mariam Sow Soumare, New Partnership for African Development

Trends, challenges and emerging issues in social protection policy and programming, including systems approach, in Africa - Natalia Winder-Rossi, UNICEF

Trends, challenges and emerging issues in smallholder agricultural policy and programming - Jonathan Kydd, Independent expert

Strengthening coherence between agriculture and social protection - Stephen Devereux, Institute of Development Studies

Agricultural Insurance and the Rural Resilience Programme in Senegal - Mouhamadou Moustapha Fall, Senegal National Agricultural Insurance Company

Strengthening Coherence between Social Protection and Agriculture in South Africa: the Integrating Impact of the Pro-Poor Growth Objective - Michael Samson, Economic Policy Research Institute

Day 2

Conditional Cash Transfers and Agricultural Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean: an overview - Fabio Veras, International Poverty Centre of United Nations Development Programme

Bringing together agriculture and social protection in Mexico: the Productive Territories Pilot - Gustavo Gordillo, Independent Advisor to Mexico’s Anti-Hunger Programme

Social protection and productive inclusion – Benjamin Davis, Food and Agriculture Organization

The Malawi National Social Support Programme - Harry Mwamlima, Government of Malawi

Strengthening coherence between agriculture and social protection: Emerging lessons - Maja Gavrilovic, Food and Agriculture Organization

Teaser introducing the workshop