The seventh Partnership Platform meeting of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP- PP) has ended in Yaoundé, Cameroon with a call on AU member states to work towards the realization of the CAADP goals.
The 7th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Programme (CAADP) Partnership Platform meeting came to a close in Yaounde with a call on AU member states to increase funding for agriculture to boost food security and reduce poverty levels on the continent. A communiqué issued at the end of the meeting urged for the prioritization of the agricultural sector given that it is the main employer of the youth and women in Africa.
The meeting takes place at a time when global dialogue is focused on agricultural performance, food security and climate change.
By Zachary Ochieng
YAOUNDE—-The 7th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Partnership Platform meeting kicked off in Yaounde today under the auspices of the NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency (NPCA) and the African Union Commission.
The preceding roundtable discussion focused on how to take the CAADP principles forward. In line with that the government of the DRC is expected to meet the renewal of commitment by the AU heads of state and government and mainly the Maputo Declaration.
Non State Actor working group is pleased to announce three related initiatives that will enable Non State Actors to better harness the “vehicle” of CAADP, and thereby improve their contribution to agricultural development across Africa…
Leading experts from the agriculture and health sector took stock of current interactions and reimagine how agriculture, nutrition, and health can link better to unleash the potential of agriculture to improve nutrition and health.