Session 42

Title of session: IPS47. Data Use for Informed Decision Making

Date: 28 April
Time: 10:30-12:00
Room: S3a Sukiennice
StatusNameCountry/affiliationTitle of the contributionBrief summary
OrganizerMr. Michael SteinerItaly
ChairMr. Michael SteinerItaly
SpeakerMr. Nodar KereselidzeRepublic of GeorgiaImportance of the Use of Data for Effective Implementation of the Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement Between the EU and GeorgiaGeorgia and the EU signed Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement. These agreements created new opportunities for Georgia to align its agriculture and rural development policies to that of the EU, and opened one of the most attractive and high-value markets for Georgian producers. In order to fully utilize these agreements and fulfill the obligations derived thereof, the Government of Georgia and the EU put together a number of policies and programmes in agriculture and rural development. The presentation will focus on the use of reliable date to develop efficient and effective policies and programmes.
SpeakerMs. Julianna DrinanUSADonor Perspective on the Importance of Data UseJulianna Drinan, a Program Officer from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), will give a high-level overview of the Agricultural Development team's strategic objectives and a somewhat deeper dive into the "Data for Accountability" Strategy. In this overview Julianna will emphasize the importance BMGF places on improving the quantity and quality of agricultural data for national needs such as policy-making and national monitoring and also for regional and global accountability reporting such as CAADP and SDGs. Principles such as country ownership, sustainability, true data use, and partner coordination will be emphasized.
SpeakerMr. Michael SteinerItalyFacilitating Data Use for Decision Making: 50x2030's ApproachThe 50x2030 Data Initiative is exploring a new approach to understanding and facilitating data use for informed decision making. The 50x2030 Initiative is a partnership between 50 countries, several donors and three implementing partners: the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, and the World Bank. The presentation will cover the 50x2030 Initiative's Data Use activities to strengthen a country's data ecosystem and enhance the use of evidence in policy, program and investment decisions.
DiscussantDr. Gero CarlettoUSA
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