|JSR BUILDING BLOCKS||BEST PRACTICES||PRACTICE IN PLACE? (Yes/No)||WHAT IS THE CURRENT PRACTICE IN THE COUNTRY?|
|Existence of a JSR Steering Committee (SC)||SC provides strategic direction for the establishment and operation of the JSR. It is usually chaired by the Ministry of Agriculture and includes as members leading donors and 3-4 other representatives of key stakeholder groups||Yes||For the JSR assessment process in 2015, an inclusive SC was put in place. It was comprised of the Ministry of Agriculture (MAEP), Health Ministry, Finance Ministry, Development Ministry, the National Committee in Charge of Food and Nutrition (CAN), Civil Society (PASCIB), Producers Organizations (PNOPPA and CNAB) and the private sector (CCIB).|
|Existence of a JSR Secretariat||Secretariat coordinates activities and operations of the JSR and JSR SC. It can be made up of core staff from the Planning & M&E Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture||Yes||Secretariat is made up of MAEP’s directorate in charge of policy programming and forecasting and is supported by the research unit in charge of agricultural policy analysis.|
|Existence of JSR Terms of Reference (TOR) for the JSR||TOR to lay out JSR objectives, state and non-state stakeholders and their roles, roles of the SC and Secretariat, operating principles, structure and frequency of JSR meetings and follow up and implementation of actions, etc.
TOR may also need to be developed consultants hired to conduct JSR studies.
|Yes||TOR have been developed.|