Nigeria was able to avert major food crisis aftermath of the 2012 flood in major parts of the country that affected many farms, but countries in the horn of Africa are not that lucky with the ravaging droughts.
Africa’s leaders unanimously agreed to end hunger and cut poverty in half by 2025 with the signing of the Malabo Declaration at the 23rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government last month.
In its agriculture and gender empowerment objectives, the NEPAD Agency works to support policies and programmes that ensure that African women are not further affected by the consequences of climate change.
In its agriculture and gender empowerment objectives, the NEPAD works to support policies & programmes that ensure that African women, most of whom bear the brunt of under-development, are not further affected by the consequences of climate change.
The Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation of the Arab Republic of Egypt Dr Adel El Beltagy has pledged his Government’s full support to Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) implementation in Egypt.
NEPAD and Malawi’s Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare of Malawi with support from NORAD has been holding discussions in the Malawian commercial capital Lilongwe on support to the country’s Gender Climate Change Agriculture.