Strategic Partnerships and Collaboration


Consultative Group on International Agricultural Study (CGIAR). This strategic alliance of countries, international and regional organizations and private foundations supports 15 international agricultural study centers that mobilize cutting-edge food and environmental science to foster growth, minimize hunger and poverty, and defend the environment.

Plan on Fisheries (PROFISH). With about 75 % of marine fisheries either partially or totally exploited, the livelihoods of about 200 million folks are threatened. This partnership will tackle the problem on two fronts: policy and investment. The partnership helps countries build consensus about fishery sector techniques and mainstream those methods into national financial arranging frameworks. The a lot more current Strategic Partnership for a Sustainable Fisheries Investment Fund in the Huge Marine Ecosystems of Sub-Saharan Africa is a grant mechanism to co-finance nation-level fisheries projects.

International Assessment of Agricultural Science &amp Technologies for Improvement (IAASTD). This assessment, led by the Bank in cooperation with other UN agencies, is seeking at both past and possible impacts of agricultural knowledge, science, and technologies on improvement such as a international assessment and five regional assessments.

Worldwide Forest Alliance 2015. The Global Forest Alliance (GFA) 2015 is a new initiative to consolidate and galvanize synergies amongst the existing successful forest partnerships. Endorsed by President Wolfowitz in February 2007, the GFA is at present becoming developed with bilateral donor, civil society, and private sector partners. The partnership will seize new possibilities presented in relation to avoided deforestation to mitigate climate alter and strengthen implementation of the 2002 Forests Technique via the leveraging of new sources of concessional financing and grants.

Worldwide Donor Platform for Rural Development (GDPRD). Established in 2003, the GDPRD has over 26 member organizations and focuses on advocacy for agriculture and rural improvement, generating and sharing knowledge for the development community, and harmonizing donor activities in nations (for which it has pilots in 4 countries). The GDPRD also collaborates with the New Partnership for Africa’s Improvement (NEPAD) on agriculture troubles for the region.