An Integrated, Prosperous and Peaceful Africa.

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Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment (ARBE)

Commissioner

H.E. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko

H.E. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, from Angola, was elected as the new commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union Commission. Mrs Sacko was the special adviser to the Minister of agriculture, assigned with the responsibility of advising on issues related to international cooperation both bilateral and multilateral.

Structure

The Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture leads the efforts to promote sustainable environmental management and agricultural development.

Coordinates the implementation of AU decisions related to agricultural transformation in Africa.

Rural Economy

Coordinating rural development initiatives that contribute to sustainable livelihoods.

DREA’s work on environment and natural resources

Activities

December 02, 2021 to December 04, 2021

The African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) from December 2-4th, 2021

November 19, 2021

Governments need to implement multi hazard governance and coordination pathways towards reducing disaster risk.

November 17, 2021

Your Excellency, Representative of Government of Italy

November 17, 2021

Your Excellency, Representative of Government of Republic of Kenya

November 04, 2021

Commemoration of the “12th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security” (ADFNS) was marked by a virtual colloquium fro

November 01, 2021

The African Energy Commission (AFREC) in collaboration with the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO),

17th CAADP Partnership Platform
November 24, 2021 to November 26, 2021

Announcement: 17th CAADP Partnership Platform (CAADP PP) meeting to be held on Wednesday, 24th to Fr

November 23, 2021 to November 24, 2021

The Stakeholders Workshop is being convened to provide a platform for exchange, dialogue, and information sharing on fast-tracking blue economy outcomes for the African continent.

November 22, 2021 to November 23, 2021

Announcement: Malabo Policy Learning Event (MAPLE) to be held on Monday, 22nd and Tuesday 23

November 16, 2021 to November 19, 2021

Towards Disaster Risk-Informed Development For A Resilient Africa In A Covid-19 Transformed World

November 16, 2021 to November 19, 2021

Towards Disaster Risk-Informed Development for a Resilient Africa in a Covid-19 Transformed World

November 02, 2021 to November 04, 2021

Land governance for safeguarding art, culture and heritage towards the Africa We Want

Department Resources

July 09, 2021

Outlines the principles for protecting rights to the land of Africans and ensures that land is put to good use for sustainable development.

December 09, 2020

This is the Second Biennial Review Report of the African Union Commission — on the Implementation of the Malabo Declaration on Accelerate

September 19, 2020

The African Union Commission (AUC) envisions “an integrated continent that is politically united based on the ideals of Pan Africanism an

June 24, 2020

Highlights of the cooperation with the GIZ-project “Support to the African Union on Migration and Displacement”

June 24, 2020

Violent extremism is a global issue.

July 09, 2021

Outlines the principles for protecting rights to the land of Africans and ensures that land is put to good use for sustainable development.