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Rural Economy & Agriculture

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.

DREA’s work on environment and natural resources

Rural Economy

Coordinating rural development initiatives that contribute to sustainable livelihoods.

Activities

AUC Commissioner, H.E Josefa Sacko appointed Global Leader in the fight against malnutrition
September 25, 2019

September 25, 2019, New York; USA- Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture at the African Union Commission, H.

2nd Post Harvest Congress opens with emphasis on increased funding and stakeholder coordination
September 17, 2019

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: September 17, 2019: Africa’s total quantitative food loss has been estimated to be over 100 mi

August 07, 2019 to August 09, 2019

The PATTEC Coordination Office in collaboration with Southern African Development Community (SADC) organized a consul

August 07, 2019 to August 09, 2019

A situation analysis mission to evaluate the implementation of tsetse and trypanosomiasis control interventions compr

July 31, 2019

The African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Secretariat and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s Regional Service Centre for Africa will hold a training workshop for Member States on Green/Climate Financing on 1st and 2nd August 2019 in Harare, Zimbabwe. This training is being co- hosted by the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe

July 15, 2019

The African Union Commission in collaboration with the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), held a Validation Workshop for the AU Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Framework to finalise it for submission for approval by the Ministerial Specialised Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment, scheduled to hold in October 2019.

Partners' Coordination  Conference on Water and Sanitation Programme in Africa
October 03, 2019 to October 04, 2019

Justification

October 03, 2019 to October 04, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY

PARTNERS’ COORDINATION CONFERENCE ON WATER AND SANITATION PROGRAMME IN AFRICA

2nd All Africa Postharvest Congress
September 17, 2019 to September 20, 2019

Africa has remained the most food insecure continent in the world, with approximately one in four people undernourished. Current food production systems are unsustainable and climate change poses additional challenge to sustainable agriculture in Africa.

June 21, 2019

Third (3rd) Ministerial Conference of the African Union (AU) - European Union (EU) will be held under the theme: “Promoting Sustainable Regional Agricultural Value Chains”.

June 12, 2019 to June 14, 2019

Themed, "Enhancing intra-African trade and market access for accelerated agricultural transformation." #15thCAADPPP

June 11, 2019 to June 14, 2019

15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform “Enhancing Trade and Market Access for Accelerated Agriculture Transformation”

October 24, 2019

Specialized Technical Committees are responsible for ensuring supervision, follow-up and evaluation of implementation of decisions taken by the organs of the African Union; coordination and harmonization of projects and programmes; as well as providing critical review of strategic documents for endorsement by AU Policy organs.

November 25, 2019 to November 29, 2019

15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform “Enhancing Trade and Market Access for Accelerated Agriculture Transformation”

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