Extensive consultations in 5 African countries on how best to up-scale climate smart agriculture and the empowerment women farmers and entrepreneurs, has culminated in a Grant support of over US$3 million by the Norwegian Government.
The overriding need to strengthen consultation, coordination and coherence amongst the key implementers of NEPAD as the flagship development programme of the African Union (AU) has been emphasised over the past decade.
NEPAD Agency CEO Dr Ibrahim Mayaki and Minister and Council General of the South Korean Embassy, Kim Young Chae, met today at the NEPAD Offices in Midrand, to explore new areas of cooperation in the field of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs).
The NEPAD CEO speaking at the opening a three-day meeting in Pretoria, which will among other things brainstorm to finalise concrete means in which information on national and regional projects can best be researched and shared on VPiC.
Representatives of African governments, UN Agencies, the AUC and other strategic development partners have concluded a two day meeting of the NEPAD Steering Committee in Centurion, South Africa, with a clear map of activities for the Agency.
Botswana’s Minister of Agriculture Christiaan de Graaf has attributed constraints in promoting nutrition sensitive agriculture in many countries to a lack of understanding and collaboration within the agriculture sector.