Archive for June, 2014

AU Heads of State and Government Summit links CAADP to Peace and Security in Africa

The African Union (AU) Summit of Heads of State and Government emphasized that peace and security across the continent are critical prerequisites for achieving agriculture-led development in Africa. Speaking during the AU Summit on Agriculture and Food Security held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea from 26-27th June, 2014, the Heads of State and Government reaffirmed their […]

African Agribusiness Forum calls for domestic private sector mobilisation for CAADP

The African Agribusiness Forum has called for deeper engagement with the domestic private sector in Africa in order to harness opportunities in the agriculture sector particularly in commodity value chains. Held in the margins of the African Union (AU) Heads of State Summit on the 22nd June, 2014 at the Sipopo Conference Centre in Malabo, […]

COMESA endorses the Madagascar CAADP Compact

COMESA signed Madagascar’s Comprehensive Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Compact on the 13th June, 2014 in Madagascar’s capital, Antananarivo. The signing ceremony  followed two days of high level meetings between the Secretary General Sindiso Ngwenya and the Prime Minister of Madagascar H.E. Roger Kolo as well as Cabinet Ministers, in-charge of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Gender, Commerce […]

Rwanda launches the second cycle of CAADP implementation

Rwanda has officially flagged off the second phase of her Agriculture Sector Investment Plan (ASIP) for the second 5-year cycle cialis benefits of the country’s Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) implementation. The High-level CAADP II Stakeholder meeting to launch the second phase was attended by national and regional agricultural experts, policymakers, donors, Non-State Actors […]

COMESA takes over Chairmanship of FAO-AgWA Steering Committee

COMESA is the new Chair of the FAO hosted Partnership for Agricultural Water for Africa (AgWA) Steering Committee, taking over from WaterNet. This seat is for a period of 2 years from April 2014 to March 2016. AgWA is a partnership of African countries, development partners, international, regional and national organisations from the public and […]