Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)

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Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)

The NEPAD Agency Fisheries and Aquaculture Programme was established in 2009 with the objective of maximising the contribution of fisheries and aquaculture to food and nutrition security in Africa. This objective corresponds with the framework of Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development...

Africa possesses important natural capital in the form of its fish and aquatic resources. In order to realize its full potential, reform is required in the overall policy and governance framework with practical implementation of this reform at the fishery level.

African States...

As fish stocks decline and the demand for fish and seafood increases, illegal fishing and the trade of illegal fish is an attractive option for some operators. The main reason for this in commercial fisheries is to minimize operating costs in order to increase profits.

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African fisheries and aquaculture and the people dependent on the sector – especially those already marginalized – are amongst the most vulnerable to climate change and disaster impacts.

Serious economic, social and environmental costs already occur and more are predicted and will...

The policy brief presents challenges faced by countries and regional economic communities in implementing CAADP, in the context of fluctuating food prices. It explores the key structural drivers of higher and more volatile prices and unpacks associated consequences....

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