Archive for July, 2015

COMESA Indian Ocean Sub-region explores Livestock sub-sector Value Chains

COMESA has successfully organized four Value Chain consultative meetings for selected commodities in four sub-regions with the Indian Ocean Islands sub-region focusing on rice, fisheries and livestock sub-sectors. The Value Chain Platforms were part of an inclusive consultative process with key stakeholders for selected commodities in sub-regions aimed at guiding the development of Regional Investment […]

Mauritius is 15th COMESA State to sign the CAADP Compact

On the 23rd July, 2015, Mauritius became the 15th member country in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) to sign its national Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Compact. The signing ceremony of the CAADP Compact was led by the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mahen Kumar Seerutun, Minister of Foreign […]

COMESA holds a Second Consultative CAADP Sub-Regional Value Chains Meeting

COMESA has held a second consultative meeting on CAADP Value Chains for the Southern Africa sub-region focusing on Rice and Cassava commodities. The Southern Africa sub-region consultative meeting held from 13-14th July, 2015 at Mulungushi Conference Centre, Zambia which includes Malawi and Zimbabwe was represented by Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Swaziland and Zambia. The Regional […]

COMESA & NEPAD partner to sensitize CAADP Focal Points on CAADP Vision 2025

COMESA and NEPAD have partnered together to sensitize CAADP Focal Points from the COMESA region on the need to internalize the Malabo Declaration and the CAADP Vision 2025. The partnership saw the organization of the COMESA Regional Focal Points Meeting from 8-10th July, 2015 at Sunbird Capital Hotel, in Lilongwe, Malawi which is aimed at […]