Objectives of the meeting


The meeting was convened to:
a) Review progress in implementation of the More Milk in Tanzania (MoreMilkiT) project
b) finalize the monitoring, learning and evaluation (MLE) framework
c) Seek feedback from the inaugural joint MoreMilkiT/MilkiT steering committee

Participants' list

Agenda

Monday March 17
Time
Topic
Who?
08:30
Registration
Beth Njoroge
08:45
Welcome
Lusato Kurwijila
09:00
Introductions
Isabelle
09:15
Agree agenda, expectations and objectives Meeting’s agenda (summarized)
Isabelle
09:45
Overview of MoreMilkiT and context of Maziwa Zaidi
Amos
10:10
Overview of integrated projects (MilkiT)

Brigitte Maass
10:30
Tea/coffee


Overview of integrated projects: SFFF2, Cow Killer
CGP - gender aspects
Silvia Alonso


Galie, Alessandra
11:30
MoreMilkiT implementation progress (pilot activities)


1)Establishment and operation of dairy market hubs (achievements, challenges, lessons learnt, next steps)
Heifer /FAIDA Mali/TDB (joint Presentation)
12:30
Discussions on pilot activities
Facilitator
13:00
Lunch

14:00
MoreMilkiT implementation progress - cont’d (research/MLE activities


2) Targeted research activities, lessons learnt, next steps
SUA/ILRI (joint Presentation)

3) Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) framework
James Rao
15:00
Discussions on research/MLE activities Data needs for different value chain agents
Isabelle
15:30
Tea/coffee

16:00
Synthesis of what has worked well so far and what could be better and how (suggestions for improvement, in groups) Feedback (What has worked?, What can we improve? and What has been missed in the course of implementing the project?)
Facilitator
16:00
Report back and discussions
Facilitator
17:00
Close of day 1

Tuesday March 18 Field visit to villages/hubs/IPs in Tanga (Handeni and Lushoto)
Wednesday March 19
Time
Topic
Who?
08:30
Debrief on field visit
All
09:00
Highlights of areas for maximizing synergies
All
09:00
Voting (Because of the need for participants to get a better understanding of the approaches being used to implement the project, votes were cast on the following statements)





All
10:30
Tea/coffee

11:00
Forward planning (in groups)
All
11:30
Reporting back on pilot activities
Heifer /FAIDA Mali/TDB (joint Presentation)
12:00
Reporting back on research/MLE activities
SUA/ILRI (joint Presentation)
12:00
Discussions
Facilitator
13:00
Lunch

14:00
Feedback from Steering Committee
SC Co-Chairs
15:00
Next steps
Facilitator
15:30
Tea/Coffee

16:00
Close of Review Workshop
Kurwijila and Omore

MoreMilkiT Review and Steering Committee Meeting Report 17-19 March 2014


Minutes of the joint Steering Committee meeting for the MoreMilkiT and MilkIT projects




Monday March 17

Time
Topic
Who?
08:30
Registration
Beth Njoroge
08:45
Welcome
Lusato Kurwijila
09:00
Introductions
Isabelle
09:15
Agree agenda, expectations and objectives
Isabelle
09:45
Overview of MoreMilkiT and context of Maziwa Zaidi
Amos
10:10
Overview of integrated projects (MilkiT)
Brigitte Maass
10:30
Tea/coffee

11:00
Overview of integrated projects (SFFF2, Cow killer, CGP - gender aspects)
PIs and Coordinators
11:30
MoreMilkiT implementation progress (pilot activities)


1)Establishment and operation of dairy market hubs (achievements, challenges, lessons learnt, next steps)
Heifer /FAIDA Mali/TDB (joint Presentation)
12:30
Discussions on pilot activities
Facilitator
13:00
Lunch

14:00
MoreMilkiT implementation progress - cont’d (research/MLE activities


2) Targeted research activities, lessons learnt, next steps
SUA/ILRI (joint Presentation)

3) Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) framework
ILRI
15:00
Discussions on research/MLE activities
Facilitator
15:30
Tea/coffee

16:00
Synthesis of what has worked well so far and what could be better and how (suggestions for improvement, in groups)
Facilitator
16:00
Report back and discussions
Facilitator
17:00
Close of day 1



Tuesday March 18
Field visit to villages/hubs/IPs in Tanga




Wednesday March 19

Time
Topic
Who?
08:30
Debrief on field visit
All

09:00
Highlight s of areas for maximizing synergies
All

09:00
Forward planning (in groups)
All

10:30
Tea/coffee


11:00
Forward planning cont’d (in groups)
All

11:30
Reporting back on pilot activities
Heifer /FAIDA Mali/TDB (joint Presentation)

12:00
Reporting back on research/MLE activities
SUA/ILRI (joint Presentation)

12:00
Discussions
Facilitator

13:00
Lunch


14:00
Feedback from SC members
SC Co-Chairs

15:00
Next steps
Facilitator

15:30
Tea/Coffee


16:00
Close of Review Workshop
Kurwijila and Omore







Minutes of the joint Steering Committee meeting for the MoreMilkiT and MilkIT projects