Sao Tome principe

Sao Tome principe scores 1.5/10 and is not on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.

Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country

for CAADP Process Completion.
annual growth of the agriculture value added (agricultural GDP).
increase of the size of irrigated areas, from its value of the year 2000.
of farmers having access to agriculture advisory services.
increase of agricultural value added per arable land.

Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention

of public agriculture expenditure as a share of total public expenditure.
of men and women engaged in agriculture having access to financial services.
of total agricultural research spending as a share of agriculture GDP
for evidence based policies, supportive institutions and corresponding human resources.
of required data for the biennial review completed.
  • Sao Tomé & Principe should increase public expenditure in agriculture to meet the CAADP Malabo target of 10%, and enhance access to agricultural financial services by men and women engaged in agriculture.
  • The country should increase funding on agricultural research and establish evidence based policies, supportive institutions and corresponding human resources that support planning and implementation to deliver on the Malabo commitments.
  • The country should also strengthen agriculture data collection and management systems to ensure that required missing indicators are reported in the next round of the Biennial Review Reporting.


Overall country score: 1.46

2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration

Malabo Commitments Areas (T) Commitments Categories (C)
No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress
1Re-committing to CAADP Process2.13.33Not on Track
1Completing National CAADP Process4.293.33On Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance0.003.33Not on Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support2.003.33Not on Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture4.266.67Not on Track
1Public Expenditure in Agriculture8.5010.00Not on Track
2Enhancing access to finance0.013.33Not on Track
3Ending Hunger by 20250.923.71Not on Track
1Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies4.085.53Not on Track
2Doubling agricultural Productivity0.531.00Not on Track
3Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss0.001.00Not on Track
4Strengthening Social Protection0.0010.00Not on Track
5Improving Food security and Nutrition0.001.00Not on Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 20250.632.06Not on Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction2.503.25Not on Track
2Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains0.001.00Not on Track
3Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains0.001.00Not on Track
4Women participation in Agri-business0.003.00Not on Track
5Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities01Not on Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.001.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions0.001.00Not on Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability06Not on Track
1Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks0.002.00Not on Track
2Investment in resilience building0.0010.00Not on Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results2.94.78Not on Track
1Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E0.001.00Not on Track
2Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability0.003.33Not on Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process8.7010.00Not on Track