Seed Alliance Partners // FIRE www.fireafrica.org / managed by AFRINIC www.afrinic.net
FRIDA www.programafrida.net / managed by Lacnic www.lacnic.net
ISIF Asia www.isif.asia / managed by APNIC Ð www.apnic.net
With support from the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Private meeting for Seed Alliance recipients (FIRE, FRIDA
and ISIF Asia). Coordination of evaluation, research communications and
resource mobilization activities.
The Seed Alliance is a collaboration established by AFRINIC,
APNIC and Lacnic to support their regional grants and awards programs, FIRE, ISIF
Asia and FRIDA, covering Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean, respectively. The regional programs select
award winners every year through a competitive process. The award package
consists of a cash prize plus travel grants to IGF events (regional and/or
During the IGF in Nairobi,
back in 2011, the ISIF Asia awards ceremony was included as part of the IGF
agenda. The following year, the Seed Alliance regional partners joint efforts
and conducted their awards ceremony together at the IGF in Baku.
For this yearÕs IGF in Bali,
we are submitting a request to the IGF secretariat to have the ceremony again
as part of the agenda on Wednesday 23 October 2013.
Seed Alliance Award Winners will be at the IGF for the
awards ceremony and to participate at the IGF sessions. The program partners
want to make the most out of this rare opportunity for a private meeting to be
held on the morning of Day 0, to strength their capacities on:
to identify and foster innovation in their organization. How to keep
their understanding of evaluation and the benefits an evaluation approach
can bring to a project/organization.
the latest updates on how to communicate the findings of their research, how
to share project updates, project outcomes and impact assessments.
their understanding of different mechanisms available for resource
mobilization to secure funding needed to conduct new research and/or scale-up
successful projects, according to their needs.
to be able to expand their network of contacts at the IGF to make the most
out of the networking opportunity.
The session will be structured as a facilitated workshop, were
participants will receive keynote presentations on the different topics and
will have the opportunity to work through questions, exercises and group