The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded the African Union’s-NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency a supplemental grant of US $1,489,098 to support the ongoing work of the African Biosafety Network of Expertise (ABNE)
On 12 September, NEPAD Agency’s CEO, Dr Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, had a formal and private engagement with Ambassadors from Asia to South Africa. During the engagement, he briefed them on the progress in the implementation of the NEPAD Agenda.
As Nepad marks ten years it can be argued that the first decade of Nepad was focused on laying out the framework for the ownership and leadership of the African development agenda by putting focus on programme and project design.
A l’instar des autres forums régionaux d’Afrique, un vide vient d’être comblé avec la mise en place du Forum pour la Gouvernance de l’Internet en Afrique Australe, comme suggéré par le dernier Sommet Mondial. tenu à Tunis en Novembre 2005.
As NEPAD marks 10 years of its existence as a continental programme aimed at fast tracking the development agenda of the continent, opinions are divided about how far it has succeeded in achieving its objective.