Non project site specific activities

Participation and support to IFAD Country Offices activities

  • Participation in IFAD-Philippines Gender Network (IPGN) Activities
  • Preparation for participation to IFAD Mekong Hub Knowledge and Learning Fair
  • Participation in the IOE Country Strategy and Programme Evaluation, as an input to the Country Strategic Opportunities Programme – COSOP (Philippines)
  • Participation in the Stakeholder Consultation for COSOP 2018-2022 (Philippines)
  • Participation in three IFAD Country Office Annual Country Program Review – ACPOR meetings (Philippines)
  • Participation in CHARMP2 Scale Up and Implementation Support Mission
  • Participation in the three IPGN Annual Assemblies (Philippines)
  • Participation in the two IFAD Knowledge Learning Market and Policy Engagement (Philippines) events
  • Input into the review of IFAD Grant Portfolio (India)

Cross-cutting activities

  • Literature review on the role of root and tuber crops (RTCs) for enhanced resilience
  • Preparations for quantitative impact study on role of RTCs in enhanced resilience to typhoons (subject to occurrence of relevant extreme weather event)
  • GIS work for generation of RTCs suitability maps under climate change scenarios
  • Manual: Farmer Business Schools in a Changing World: A gender-responsive and climate-smart manual for strengthening farmer entrepreneurship
  • Book: Evaluation of the Farmer Business Schools (FBS) implemented by CHARMP2 in the Philippines through the Most Significant Change (MSC) methodology
  • Presentation of FBS approach as key innovation to support IFAD investment at Market Place held at the IFAD International Conference on S-S and Triangular Cooperation
  • Partnership health checklist
  • Study on gender dimensions of farming practices in RTCS and proposed gender and social considerations for intervention
  • Gender strategies for strengthening food resilience
  • Checklist for ensuring gender equity in introducing new RTC technologies
  • Brief guide on gender-responsive participatory video technique
  • Participation of project staff in gender trainings organized by CARE, CIP and ACIAR
  • Literature review on concepts of food vulnerability and resilience
  • Training manual on sweetpotato climate-smart farming practices in South-East Asia
  • Annual FoodSTART+ team and partners meetings