The TerrAfrica Secretariat at the NEPAD Agency together with its partners hosted a side event last week at the15th session of the Africa Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) in Cairo, Egypt.
“Optimal solutions to problems in Africa are not at national but at a regional level, through continental strategic frameworks such as the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Programme,” NEPAD Agency CEO Dr Ibrahim Mayaki said.
The AUC and NEPAD Agency have launched the AU Implementation Strategy and Roadmap to achieve the 2014 Malabo Declaration, for agricultural growth and shared prosperity. The Strategy was launched last night at a high-level dinner.
The TerrAfrica Secretariat housed at the NEPAD Agency recently undertook a mission to Burundi and approved funds to support the Government of Burundi in promoting sustainable land and water management.
On the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme(CAADP), the African Union (AU) decided to declare 2014 as the Year of Agriculture and Food Security in Africa.