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Strengthening Collaboration Between African and US Civil Society: Lessons Learned and Implications for MCC and Feed the Future Initiative

Date: 
Monday, July 26, 2010 - 10:00 - 12:00
Location:
Bread for the World
50 F Street NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20001
 
Bread for the World, InterAction, Women Thrive Worldwide, Congressional HungerCenter and Partnership to Cut Hunger & Poverty in Africa
invites you to a Briefing on

 

Strengthening Collaboration Between African & US Civil Society:

Lessons Learned and Implications for MCC & Feed the Future Initiative

 
 

Moderator – Daniel Karanja, Sr. Fellow – Partnership to Cut Hunger & Poverty in Africa

 
10:00AM - Welcome – Jim  McDonald, Managing Director, Bread for the World
 
10:05AM - Panel Discussion:

  • Building Strong Africa-US Civil Society Collaboration: Opportunities for Capacity Building and Long-Term Relations  – Lawrencia Adams-Simpson, Team Leader, Ghana Research and Advocacy Program and inaugural Ray Almeida Fellow

  • Engaging Civil Society in Africa: What Can we Learn from the Past and Improve in the Future?

    • The MCC Experience and Feed the Future Initiative OpportunitiesCindy Huang, State Department, and Sarah Lucas, MCC

    • The CAADP Process and NGO Consultation: Africa-US PerspectivesJeff Hill, USAID

 
Discussants:
  • The Challenge of Staying Engaged: What Can be Done to Improve Issues Communication, Awareness & Advocacy Vanessa Dick, Interaction
  • Improving Participation: Are there Specific Challenges to Engaging African Women?Danielle Mutone-Smith, Women Thrive Worldwide
 
11:15AM - Important Considerations Going Forward – Ann Steensland, Alliance to End Hunger
 
11:25AM - Question & Answer
 
12:00PM - Program Adjourns

 

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