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“Public vs. Private”
Thursday, March 16, 2017 || 12:30 - 14:00 pm || Room MC C2-137
Please join us for this interesting panel discussion on the challenges of supporting livelihoods and local economic/employment development activities through a community driven development platform. This knowledge event will pair task teams working on traditional CDD public infrastructure programs with teams working on community-based livelihoods and on-farm/off-farm employment and income generation projects, in a practical discussion of the challenges, constraints, and potential solutions to enhancing the CDD approach in this way.
Dan Owen, Sr. Social Development Specialist (AFR), who has worked extensively on CDD in ECA, LCR, and AFR, will present specific issues and questions relating to efforts under the Azerbaijan Rural Infrastructure Project and the Mauritania Sustainable Livelihoods Refugees and Host Communities Project.
Satoshi Ishihara, Sr. Social Development Specialist (ECA), who has worked on CDD operations in ECA and EAP, will present specific issues and questions relating to the Laos Poverty Reduction Project.
Maurizia Tovo, Lead Social Protection Specialist (AFR), who has worked on Social Protection and CDD Operations in AFR, ECA, and LCR, often in contexts of fragility and conflict, will present specific issues and questions relating to the Displaced Persons and Boarder Communities Project of Eastern DRC.
Aniceto Bila, Senior Agricultural Specialist (AFR), who has been working on agriculture and CDD operations in the Africa Region: Angola, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique. Prior joining the World Bank worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and for the Ministry of Agriculture in Mozambique.
Son Thanh Vo, Senior Rural Development Specialist (EAP), who has been working on CDD operations in Viet Nam, Cambodia and China, which usually have strong focus on poverty reduction and livelihood enhancement agendas in remote, ethnic minority and upland contexts.
Parmesh Shah, Global Lead for the Livelihoods and Agriculture Employment GSG
Susan Wong, Global Lead for Community-Driven Development