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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Support to the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture for the Development of the Procinorte Strategic Plan Project Number: 0210-22310-004-90
Project Type: Grant

Start Date: Sep 15, 2013
End Date: Sep 14, 2014

Objective:
The main objectives of this consultancy are to (1) review the relevant policies that influence agricultural research and innovation in Canada, Mexico and the US and draw recommendations for PROCINORTE, (2) consult with PROCINORTE’s Board of Directors, Task Forces, IICA, and other relevant partners on issues relevant to revisit the current vision, mission and strategic objectives for PROCINORTE on themes beyond agricultural research, and 3) develop the proposed PROCINORTE Strategic Plan that will effectively use its resources to continue and expand as appropriate tri-national collaboration on selected technical themes.

Approach:
The consultant will become very familiar with the content and background information that led to the current strategic plan; Review the relevant policies that influence agricultural research and innovation in the three PROCINORTE member countries; Conduct a SWOT analysis of the current PROCINORTE structure and Strategic Plan; develops a consensus vision among stakeholders on the vision, mission and strategic objectives of PROCINORTE for 2013-18; builds stronger partnerships between the three counties to promote collaboration on technical themes of trilateral interest.

Last Modified: 10/1/2014
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