Archive for March, 2014

Parliamentarians speak out on CAADP

Perspectives of African Parliamentarians on CAADP During the 10th CAADP Partnership Platform Meeting, African Parliamentarians representing the Pan- African Parliament were given an opportunity to speak out on their perspectives of the Comprehensive Africa Development Programme (CAADP). Uganda, Tanzania and DRC on domestication of CAADP and engagement of African Parliamentarians Honorable Amougil Jacqueline from Uganda […]

Rural Infrastructure investment a Government matter – COMESA

The need for infrastructure development in rural areas to link farmers to markets, featured prominently during the Regional Trade and Infrastructure Work Stream discussions at the 10th CAADP Partnerships Platform held in Durban, South Africa from 17-21st March, 2014. Convened by the African Union Commission (AUC), NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency (NPCA), COMESA and the […]

COMESA committed to Capacity Building for Member States

COMESA is committed to ensuring that member states have the capacity to drive the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) agenda and to own the process at country level. Speaking during the AUC-NEPAD-RECs Joint Review and Learning Meeting at the 10th CAADP Partnership Platform, COMESA Deputy CAADP Coordinator and Principal Country Process Facilitator, Dr. Nalishebo […]

10th CAADP Partnership Platform calls for Results & Impact

The 10th CAADP Partnership Platform officially opened in Durban, South Africa on the 18th March 2014 with a call from key stakeholders for the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) to be coherent, inclusive and results oriented. Speaking at the official opening, African Union Commissioner, Her Excellency Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma said the 10th CAADP […]

Stakeholders call for Sustainable Fisheries Management

The European Union (EU) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have called for an integrated regional approach by all stakeholders to sustainably manage fisheries and to curb illegal fishing. Speaking during the official opening of the New Approaches to Sustainable Management of Fisheries meeting held in Mahe Island of Seychelles, EU’ s Director of […]