RENEWAL 3 Capacity Strengthening & Communications

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Presented at the Regional RENEWAL 3 Workshop at the Glenburn Lodge, South Africa

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  • 1. RENEWAL 3Capacity Strengthening & CommunicationsPresentation by Noora-Lisa Aberman
  • 2. RENEWAL Network integration of pillars Multi-sectoral collaboration Action researchCapacitystrengthening Communications
  • 3. Capacity Strengthening and Communications: levels of engagement International Regional National Local
  • 4. International Activities International conferences/meetings Mexico AIDS Conference RENEWAL Research Briefs Contributions from many RENEWAL partners Dissemination
  • 5. Regional Activities Learning Grants MSc Grant (Zambian NC Holland) 2-week intensive of NCs training at IFPRI-HQ Training Modules Africa Center for Food Security Thematic knowledge Research methods and data analysis EcoHealth training module Series of workshops, working multi-sectorally (Nairobi- IDRC & Cape Town-SI) Intensive interaction with Forced Migration Program at Wits University - IDRC Proposal Writing and Scientific Writing
  • 6. National Activities NAP meetings Development of networks, sharing of information Policy Impact Workshops Uganda & Kenya Group priorities, team building Mapping the policymaking network Training Modules National Application
  • 7. Vulnerability Fishing Community Populations to HIV and AIDS
  • 8. Intervention to Improve Food, Nut. andLivelihood Security in for PLHIV in Kenya
  • 9. National Activities NAP meetings Development of networks, sharing of information Policy Impact Workshops Uganda & Kenya Group priorities, team building Mapping the policymaking network Writing policy-specific briefs Training Modules National Application
  • 10. POLICY BRIEF WORKSHEETCharacteristics: focused, professional, evidence-based, limited, succinct, understandable,accessible, promotional, and practical. A. Statement of Problem: a question that requires a decision B. Background of the problem: context of the problem and why it is important; root causes and policy implications. C. Policy Context: What has been done about this problem? What is currently being done? What are other options? D. Policy Recommendations: possible courses of action (approx 3) that could be taken that would address current shortcomings; pros and cons of each; possibly recommendation of which is best. E. Other components: Title, sources, executive summary
  • 11. National Activities NAP meetings Development of networks, sharing of information Policy Impact Workshops Uganda & Kenya Group priorities, team building Mapping the policymaking network Writing policy-specific briefs South Africa, Malawi, and Zambia next Training Modules National Application Malawi (Sam) Kenya (Margaret ) South Africa (Benny)
  • 12. Local & National Activities Supporting Postgraduate students ZAMBART in Zambia (2 MSc) FMRP in South Africa (at least 5 Postgrads) Research partners TASO, HEARD, etc.

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