"It is all in the context of sustaining the CAADP
momentum and those of the 2025 and 2063 benchmarks elaborated by the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture (of the AUC) and the African Union Commission.
is working to improve agriculture in order to boost economic development in Africa.
African citizens and investors will want to see Nigeria take the leadership role to promote an enhanced CAADP
framework desperately needed to unite Africa in ending the hunger games on the continent.
we hope to examine our past performance, learn from our strengths and weaknesses and rejuvenate the CAADP
towards the achievement of set targets in order to realise the goals of wealth creation and food and nutrition security in Africa.
A focus is building capacity for evidence sharing and policymaking at national and regional levels, including through the SUN platform and CAADP
At the same time CAADP
is undergoing its own reform process to ensure that it can better guide this development and provide a new results framework.
Through the Maputo Declaration that ushered in the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP
) in 2003, the AU Heads of State declared that African countries should aim to spend at least 10% of their national budgets on the agriculture sector and aim for at least 6% annual growth in the sector, if the continent's aspirations to attain food and nutrition security were to be attained .
Ten years ago, at the AU Summit in Maputo, Mozambique, African leaders adopted the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP
), and pledged, as they often do, to plug all holes that suck away agricultural development on the continent.
[40.] The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP
The EWA initiative will contribute to the implementation and coordination process of NEPAD's Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development program (CAADP