Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)

Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)

The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is a good example of a framework that has inspired and energised African agricultural research institutions, farmers’ associations, African governments and the private sector who believe that agriculture has a pivotal role in development. In essence, CAADP is about boosting investment to stimulate growth in the agricultural sector. This means bringing together the public and private sectors and civil society – at the continental, regional and national levels – to increase investment, improve coordination, share knowledge, successes and failures, encourage one another and to promote joint and separate efforts.

This Community of Practice aims to provide a space for these stakeholders to share best African practice and leadership that have the potential to engender inclusive economic growth, benefit smallholder farmers, boost food production and end hunger across the continent.

Fish resource exploitation provides a wide variety of benefits to Africans. However, these benefits are currently threatened by the increasing overexploitation of fish resources.

This overexploitation is being driven by the intrinsic wealth of Africa’s fish resources. Yet, this same...

Implementing the Policy Framework and Reform Strategy for Fisheries and Aquaculture in Africa

The Risk Management and Resilience Building Initiative provides an integrated strategy that will support rural producers in anticipating, preventing and mitigating the impact of natural hazards and shocks; as well as strengthening their resilience. ...

African farmers have long felt the impact of climate change and, as the international debate takes up speed, examples are found all over Africa of farmers who have already adapted to increasingly unreliable rainfall, rising temperatures, receding water resources or recurrent floods. Some of...

  • 31 May 2017 to 02 Jun 2017

    Theme " Strengthening Mutual Accountability to Achieve CAADP/Malabo Goals and Targets."

  • 07 Dec 2016 to 09 Dec 2016

    The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is launching its second generation of NAIPs across the continent. A group of countries called “PHASE 1 COUNTRIES” will be receiving technical support to:

    1. Appraise their existing NAIP, and
    2. Formulate new
    3. ...
  • 03 Nov 2016 to 04 Nov 2016

    At the continental level the CAADP Partnership Platform and the CAADP Partnership Platform Business Meeting have emerged as fora unique to CAADP and providing the “space” for the shared-learning and joint planning and mutual accountability, respectively. The CAADP PP Business Meeting enables...

  • 23 Sep 2016

    The core purpose of the side event is to expose practical opportunities in the NEPAD Agriculture Climate Change and the Climate Change Fund Programmes and initiatives to organise and provide coherent implementation support to national and regional level efforts to scale-up CSA and Climate change...

  • 08 Sep 2016 to 10 Sep 2016

    The NEPAD Agency with the support of and in collaboration with OECD, CIRAD and other partners including FAO, GIZ and AfDB will host the 2nd Africa Rural Development Forum in Yaoundé, Cameroon from 8 to 10 September, 2016


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