Smart partnerships and innovative collaboration are key if Africa is to effectively tackle the deleterious impact of climate change on the agricultural sector, delegates heard at a side-event held on the margins of the historic SDGs Summit in New York.
At the conclusion of an intensive three-day workshop on tax regulation in the extractives industry, senior policy-makers from across West and Central Africa have called for greater regional cooperation and capacity development.
Ministers, senior government officials from across West Africa and representatives from the NEPAD Agency met in Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday for the start of a three-day workshop focusing on tax regulation in the extractive industries.
The eastern Free State province in South Africa is home to cattle, horses, ragged mountains and rich agriculture land, however, the increasing effects of changing climate such as prolonged droughts have begun to threaten the livelihoods
“The Africa Climate-Smart Agriculture Alliance is the first such continental platform following the 2014 Malabo Declaration for mainstreaming climate change in agriculture,” said Mrs Estherine Fotabong at the first Africa CSA Alliance Forum
Discussions have continued today at the Investing in African Mining Indaba which has brought together 7000 delegates from across the world to explore strategies on how to tap into Africa’s vast endowed natural resources for the benefit of African people.
The NEPAD Agency is participating in the Investing in African Mining Indaba today at the Cape Town Convention Centre to promote the sustainable use of Africa’s natural resources, in line with the Africa Mining Vision.
The need to fully support African women smallholder farmers to not only improve their production but also engage in effective and successful agribusiness activities that will benefit them economically and socially is imperative.
The 39th Annual Africa Travel Association (ATA) Congress place in Kampala, Uganda last wek. The theme of this year’s Congress, which has attracted local, regional and international delegates, is Tourism is Everyone’s Business.