Swaziland scores 4.0/10 and is 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.
prevalence of wasting among children under 5 years old.
of men and women engaged in agriculture having access to financial
50 out of 100
increase of the value of intra-Africa trade of agricultural commodities and services.
for inclusive institutionalized mechanisms for mutual accountability and peer review.

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

of public agriculture expenditure as a share of total public expenditure.
annual growth of the agriculture value added (agricultural GDP).
of total agricultural research spending as a share of agriculture GDP.
response to spending needs on social protection for vulnerable social
groups, from the government budget.
for domestic food price volatility.
  • Swaziland should increase its public expenditure into agriculture to further boost the sector development in line with the CAADP target of 10% of national budget.
  • The country should improve on the budget allocation to social protection to meet total budget requirements for coverage of the vulnerable social groups.
  • The country should strengthen agriculture data collection and management systems (monitoring and evaluation) to ensure that missing indicators are reported in the next round of the Biennial Review.


Overall country score: 3.68

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 Process5.143.33On Track
1Completing National CAADP Process5.713.33On Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance3.853.33On Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support5.873.33On Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture8.076.67On Track
1Public Expenditure in Agriculture6.1410.00Not on Track
2Enhancing access to finance10.003.33On Track
3Ending Hunger by 20252.723.71Not on Track
1Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies4.045.53Not on Track
2Doubling agricultural Productivity0.001.00Not on Track
3Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss0.001.00Not on Track
4Strengthening Social Protection5.8410.00Not on Track
5Improving Food security and Nutrition3.711.00On Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 202512.06Not on Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction0.003.25Not on Track
2Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains4.001.00On 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 Commodities1.541On Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.621.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions2.451.00On Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability3.346Not on Track
1Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks0.002.00Not on Track
2Investment in resilience building6.6710.00Not on Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results6.164.78On Track
1Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E0.641.00Not on Track
2Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability8.333.33On Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process9.5010.00Not on Track